If you are a duck hunter, you are required to use a plug that limits the magazine to three shells. This rule is intended to give ducks a fighting chance to evade being shot by a hunter armed with an autoloader shotgun. We, as conservatives, (mostly) agree this is a good rule to avoid decimating the wild duck population while advancing a policy of skill and accuracy.
Our Constitution prevents taking away people's guns, but let's consider giving people the same consideration as wild ducks. For example: permanently limit magazine capacity to three rounds; allow only one magazine per gun; possession of non-compliant magazines will be fined $10,000 per incident.
The goal is not "gun control" but to give hunted people the same sporting chance we give wild ducks.
Ann Benton, Pinehurst
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