Everytown Files Amicus Brief in Support of California’s Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition (Wiese v. Becerra)

January 28, 2019

Calif. – Everytown submitted this amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in defense of California’s large-capacity magazine prohibition. This brief discusses the long history of regulating especially dangerous weapons, including a century of restrictions on firearms capable of firing a large number of rounds without reloading; the circularity of the “common use” test relied upon by plaintiffs; and the impact that regulating large-capacity magazines has on preventing both mass shootings and day-to-day gun violence. The court denied Everytown’s motion for leave to file this amicus brief.

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