Washington, DC – -(Ammoland.com)- On Wednesday, November 25 2015, the President signed S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 into law.
Included in the bill were some very important pro-gun provisions that represent the culmination of long-term efforts by your NRA to advance Second Amendment right at the federal level.
The first of these provisions clarifies an exception in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that pertains to ammunition. Although TSCA clearly exempts “cartridges” and “shells” from the Act’s jurisdiction, radical environmental groups like the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) have for years been trying to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate lead projectiles under the Act. Splitting the finest of legal hairs, CBD has tried to claim that the exception applies only to assembled cartridges, not to their individual components. CBD characterized the effort in a fundraising appeal to supporters as “a once-in-a-lifetime campaign … to ban all lead bullets everywhere in the United States.”
Section 315 of the NDAA makes explicit the …Read the Rest