The magazine catch holds the magazine in the pistol. Typically, this also includes a button or lever that, when pressed, will release the magazine from the pistol. Revolvers have an analogous cylinder latch that will allow the cylinder to be opened.
The information contained on this website is provided as a service to USCCA, Inc. members and the concealed carry community, and does not constitute legal advice. We make no claims, representations, warranties, promises or guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information disclosed.