Sign now to support the High Capacity Magazine Ban, prohibiting sale/possession of firearm magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Exceptions for law enforcement and military personnel.
To: Governor Gina Raimondo, House Speaker Mattiello, House Majority Leader Shekarchi, House Judiciary Chairman Craven; Senate President Ruggiero, Senate Majority Leader McCaffrey, Senate Judiciary Chairwoman Lynch-Prata
Regulate High Capacity Magazines
High capacity magazines have become standard equipment for mass shooters across the U.S.
Although mass shootings, defined as the death or injury of 3 or more people by a single shooter, occur on an average of ONCE PER DAY in America, in the last decade many of the most notorious massacres have included these devices:
We are out of step with neighboring states and other like-minded states that ban these devices:
However, Rhode Island state law currently limits the number of rounds for hunting very strictly:
We respectfully request that this legislation be brought to the floor of both the R.I. House and Senate for a vote, to show our citizens as well as our police officers that you are doing all you can to keep our communities safe through common-sense gun regulation.
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