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Rhode Island Mag Ban to Take Effect December 15 – No Grandfathering

Unless courts rule soon, Rhode Island gunowners will be forced to sell out of state, destroy or turn in any magazines with a greater than 10-round capacity.

Rhode Island Mag Ban to Take Effect December 15 – No Grandfathering

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Unless courts rule in the next month that Rhode Island’s new ban on magazines holding more than 10 rounds is unconstitutional, Ocean State gun owners are going to have to dispose of their currently owned mags soon.

Under a measure passed back in June, those who already own magazines or weapons that hold more than 10 rounds will have until Dec. 15 to comply with the law by either permanently altering the weapon so it can no longer hold more than 10 rounds, forfeiting it to their local or state police, or transferring or selling it to a federally licensed firearm dealer or person outside the state who is lawfully entitled to own or possess it. The bill provides exceptions only...

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