Originally Posted by Citadel15L
Obviously executive action is a power the president has but can he really outlaw high-capacity mags and force a national gun registry without any approval whatsoever from congress? Would congress be able to overturn it eventually?
No he can not. Executive orders only pertain to the Executive branch and is procedural driven. Executive orders cannot extend to Judicial or Legislative branches. The Supreme Court has the final say if a case is taken before them.