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Vermont Gun Groups Say New Gun-Control Laws Violate State Constitution

Limiting magazines to 10 rounds for rifles and 15 rounds for handguns violates the Vermont Constitution, gun-rights groups say in a new lawsuit.

Vermont, long considered perhaps the most gun-friendly state in the union, has passed gun control laws in the wake of the mass-shooting in Florida on February 14 and a subsequent near-miss at a high school in the Green Mountain State.

Governor Phil Scott, a Republican who ran as a gun-rights advocate, signed legislation last week that raises the age to buy a gun to 21, requires background checks to buy a gun, and bans bump-fire stocks, in addition to limiting magazine sizes, according to Seven Days.

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