A 2nd Amendment battle is brewing in New York City over the attempt to confiscate guns, after a resident allegedly received a letter from the City demanding that he surrender all rifles or shotguns capable of holding over five rounds of ammunition “immediately.”
According to New York City Code, it is illegal to possess any rifle or shotgun that is capable of holding more than five rounds of ammunition. The notice sent to the resident demanded immediate compliance. The notice said in part:
“1. Immediately surrender your Rifle and/or Shotgun to your local police precinct, and notify this office of the invoice number. The firearm may be sold or permanently removed from the City of New York thereafter.
2. Permanently remove your Rifle and/or Shotgun from New York City…