A ban on "large-capacity ammunition feeding devices" is one of the new gun restrictions approved by the New York legislature this week and one of the measures President Obama wants Congress to enact. The rationale for such limits, notes Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, is that mass murderers need "large-capacity" magazines, while law-abiding citizens don't. Sullum says both premises are questionable, and so is the notion that politicians should be the arbiters of necessity under the Second Amendment.
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Warren Lent is suing the California Coastal Commission, arguing that its power to unilaterally hand down massive fines with minimal process is unconstitutional.