What transpired when Democrats’ “high-capacity” magazine ban was paused for just 90 minutes will leave you cheering

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The Democrat Party likes to tell the American people that the majority of them want more gun control.

But there are people on both sides of the aisle who enjoy their Constitutional right to bear arms.

And what transpired when Democrats’ “high-capacity” magazine ban was paused for just 90 minutes will leave you cheering.

The debate over large ammunition magazines has been going on for years

The Democrat Party has been seeking to strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights for decades.

But the Left has failed at outright banning firearms, and that is why they are taking an incremental approach. 

In March 2022, Washington state passed S.B. 5078 effectively banning the sale of all magazines with a capacity above 10 rounds.

The bill’s passage put them on the list of nine other states that had also banned so-called “high-capacity” magazines. 

The arguments for and against such magazine bans have been debated multiple times and everyone views the data differently.

Opponents of the bill said that “a few precious seconds” when a person is reloading “is what would save lives.” 

But Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich disagrees.

Knezovich said “it is not the magazine, it is the skill of the shooter,” and taking away magazines won’t stop people from practicing. 

Gun shop declares “magazine day”

On April 8, a judge on the Cowlitz County Superior Court delivered a ruling that put an abrupt halt to the magazine ban in Washington. 

Judge Gary Bashor said that the law was in violation of not only the U.S. Constitution, but also that of the state. 

As expected, the ruling was immediately challenged by Democrat Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

“Every court in Washington and across the country to consider challenges to a ban on the sale of high-capacity magazines. . . has either rejected that challenge or been overruled,” Ferguson claimed.

But while an emergency stay was being considered, there was a 90-minute window when Washingtonians were able to purchase any magazines they desired,

And a gun shop owner in Kelso, Washington took the opportunity to launch “magazine day.”

“Those folks in black dresses” will be the ultimate authority

Wally Wentz, the owner of Gator’s Custom Guns, was patiently waiting for the reversal of the ban against large clips in the state. 

Upon hearing the news delivered in Cowlitz County, he immediately posted on Facebook that it was “magazine day” in Kelso.

The Post Millennial reports that during the hour and a half window when the ban was not enforceable, Wentz had record sales. 

“The owner of a Washington gun store sold hundreds of high-capacity magazines. . . before the ban was put back in place,” The Post Millennial shared in a post on X.

Wentz says that he had “a flow of ‘thank yous’” coming through on social media, and people wanted to know if there was a limit to the number of clips they could buy. 

When asked about limits, Wentz simply responded “what’s your limit on your gold card?”

Wentz said that his shop was deeply affected by the ban and saw a 30-40% reduction in sales.

Now, the gun shop owner says that he will bring his fight “to those folks in black dresses” at the U.S. Supreme Court. 

US Political Daily will keep you updated on any developments to this ongoing story.