I had a thought. (oh no) so here goes. Putting it all together I find it hard to think that the states could even do any amount of gun control. Be it magazine size, type of weapon, or any such thing.
You see we have a few things that I would think prevent it. We have the 10th amendment.
“Amendment 10 – Powers of the States and People
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
This says that if it is in the constitution the states cant play with it right? OK, so what is in the constitution. We find that the framers were so alarmed that the government would do something that is against the thoughts of the people that, that they needed to make sure no one screwed around with the one thing that we could use as a last resort to fix what is broken. what is that ? Well they said that you don’t mess with our guns. plain and simple. they thought so highly of this idea that they made it to be right after the right for free speech and religion. After all how can you protect those rights if you cant fight back right?
“Amendment 2 – Right to Bear Arms
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
Yes they mention a militia, but do you know what a militia is? It turns out it is you and me. Even the laws of the USA specify that. under 10 USC it says that there are 2 different militias. That of the Guard and that of the people. it says that it is every man 17-45 that is not a felon.
“10 U.S. Code § 246. Militia: composition and classes
(b) The classes of the militia are—