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US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on Tuesday reinstated A 2016 California law banning possession of large-capacity magazines for firearms was banned after a lower court in 2017 in a lawsuit against large-capacity magazine owners who claimed the law violated their constitutional rights. was violated.

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The court ruled at 7-4 that the ban complies with the group’s Second Amendment rights, as it “leaves open substantial alternative means of self-defense.”

Judge Susan Graber, writing for the majority, said that the plaintiffs’ Fifth Amendment rights were not violated, as the magazine owners would be given the option to release the magazines.

The restriction defines large-capacity magazines, which can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

The law provides exceptions for active or retired law enforcement officers, as well as security guards for armored vehicles and holders of special weapons permits.

Rai noted that high-capacity magazines were involved in all gun homicides with 20 or more deaths in the US over the past half century.

National Rifle Association supported group lawsuit.

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