ATF’s Proposed Ammo Ban Perverts Federal Gun Laws. Here’s How Congress Must Fix It.
By Bob Owens
Emboldened by the lack of blowback to their April 2014 ban on the importation of 7N6 5.45×9 rifle ammunition, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has taken aim at a much larger target, the much larger market of American shooters who use M855 “green tip” ammunition as a practice and hunting round.
The ATF is attempting to claim (PDF) that M855 (also known as SS109) ammuntion is “armor piercing” because of the mild steel core of the bullet. They are further attempting to claim that because pistol variants of the AR-15 have been developed, that the …read more
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