While the ATF's proposed ban of M855 ammunition would hurt gun owners everywhere by taking away one of the most popular AR-15 rounds in the country, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reports it would be "detrimental... especially" for Californians, where Governor Jerry Brown (D) has already signed a bill banning most traditional hunting ammo.
The ATF's basis for banning the M855 round requires that it can be fired out of an AR-15 pistol.
On Friday, Fox News' Geraldo Rivera said he "lament(s)" that the number of guns that are in America, including the guns that guns that people possess "legally."
The New York Times reports that the ATF's proposed AR-15 ammo ban has been in the works for over three years.
On February 23, Breitbart News reported that Democrat lawmakers in Vermont were on the verge of scrapping expanded background checks supported by Michael Bloomberg and Everytown for Gun Safety.
On Wednesday, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) joined Democrats to introduce a bill giving Attorney General Eric Holder final say on Instant Criminal Background Checks (NICS) for gun purchases.
On February 26, Rush Limbaugh addressed the pending ammo ban for popular AR-15 ammunition by saying, “[Obama] wants to take guns out of everybody’s hands and if he can’t do that, he’s going to take the bullets that go in
On February 26, a New York Times op-ed by Mary Lewis Grow of pro-gun control organization Protect Minnesota, cited terror attacks in heavily gun-controlled Europe and Australia as proof for why we need more gun control in this country too, and
On February 24, a Bullmastiff mix named Legend protected its maser and stopped a home invasion after one of the suspects shot it -- twice.
On February 23 Cornell University held an event to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry was the guest speaker, and during her speech she took time to say she hoped Trayvon Martin "whooped the sh*t out of George Zimmerman" before Zimmerman shot him in self-defense.
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