March 6, 2015

Obama’s Ammo Purge Won’t Stop With M855

Citing concerns over police security, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is aiming to ban M855 “green tip” ammunition. The move is so preposterous it has even Fraternal Order of Police Executive Director James Pasco scratching his head. “[T]his specific round has historically not posed a law enforcement problem,” he conceded. The proposal has nothing to do with security and everything to do with undermining the Second Amendment. And lest you think the purge ends there, “The National Rifle Association is warning that the administration’s plan to ban one type of AR-15 ammo is just the first step in taking away all hunting rounds, a backdoor bid to impose national gun control,” writes Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner. Speaking with Fox News’ Lou Dobbs, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre explained, “If [Obama] can ban [MH55], because it pierces soft body armor, he can also ban the .30-06… He can ban the other two hunting cartridges there, the .300 Win Mag, the .375. He can ban every cartridge in between that. In fact, under this standard, he can ban all rifle cartridges because all of them pierce soft body armor.” He stressed, “The next 700 days are the most dangerous days in the history of the Second Amendment.” Considering Obama’s track record, that’s not hyperbole. More…

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