From another user on the forum.... (credit to C4talyst)
Schumer and friends are trying to add a high-capacity (> 10 rounds) magazine ban to the cybersecurity bill. In the finest of Senate tradition, when you can't actually bring a bill honestly and pass it, you slip the crap you want into something else.
If this were to pass then high-capacity magazines would of course become extremely valuable.
So whether you own a gun or not, well.....
(Incidentally, the same thing happened after the former "assault weapon" ban. Pre-ban magazines and firearms got a lot more valuable in a big hurry......)
Supply and demand, you know.
Oh, and if you do own a gun the sponsors to which you should direct an appropriate response are:
Democratic Sens. Frank Lautenberg (N.J.), Barbara Boxer (Calif.), Jack Reed (R.I.), Bob Menendez (N.J.), Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), Schumer and Dianne Feinstein (Calif.).
Here's my politically-incorrect response to all of them:
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