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Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Legislative

Legislative Shoot-out Expected in the U.S. Senate Within the next 72 hours, gun owners should expect votes in the U.S. Senate on: * Outlawing ATF bullet bans * Concealed Carry Reciprocity * Prohibiting Senate anti-gun amendments. We expect more gun-related showdowns in the next 72 hours than in the next 9 months combined.  At least 5 gun-related amendments are expected on the Budget Resolution — a once-a-year vehicle that gives senators an opportunity to get hundreds of votes on any issue they choose. And at least five senators have chosen to get votes on guns. We have already told...

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March 2015 Legislative Report

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in Legislative

Federal ATF Proposes Ban on M855 Ammunition In the preceding month, ATF announced a proposal than would remove the “sporting purposes” exemption for M855 “green tip” ammunition, classifying it as armor piercing handgun ammunition, effectively banning the round for civilian use. There was some question as to whether M855 meets the statutory definition of armor piercing ammunition under federal law, as its core contains lead, with a steel penetrator at the tip. Federal law defines armor piercing ammunition as: A projectile or projectile core which may be used in a handgun and which is...

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