By Tom Knighton
In a world that is increasingly directed toward people using their fingers on a keyboard and less on using the rest of their hands to make a living, a lot of people are driven to make things. Some take up woodworking. Others take up fixing old cars. Others do home repairs.
Still, others like to make guns and ammo.
This, however, is a problem for a lot of people. The idea that folks might make something like a firearm without the government’s permission is terrifying to some. They want to ban it outright, though they never recognize that they actually can’t prevent it from happening.
However, it now looks like the anti-gun zealots have a new boogieman to freak out about.
A firearms company is seeking to upend a longstanding federal ban on armor-piercing ammunition by giving people the ability to make so-called “cop killer” bullets. And with new advances in technology, the project’s creators say the process can be done cheaply and legally at home.
Atlas Arms, a firearms research nonprofit based in Tennessee, is working to develop a computer-aided design file of the bullets, and plans to release it for free to the public. People would then be able to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms