AR-15 Ammo Ban

Hit Me with Your Best Shot: The Economist’s Epic Fail on Guns

On April 4, The Economist mocked the NRA and Second Amendment supporters with a column that turned out to be an epic fail because it was built on numbers from a debunked Everytown for Gun Safety study, an erroneous claim that “armor piercing” M855 ammo endangers police, and a not-so-veiled attempt to undercut the push to arm women for self-defense on college campuses.

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Washington Post: Obama Hurts Gun Control Effort By Exaggerating Gun Stats

On March 12, The Washington Post (WAPO) reacted to the failed AR-15 ammo ban, which was one more gun control loss in a string of many others, by suggesting that President Obama is hurting the gun control movement with his hyperbole on gun crime statistics and America’s place in the world among gun-owning countries.


HuffPo: NRA Keeps ‘Embarrassing’ Gun Control Lobby

On Wednesday, the day after the ATF scrapped its proposed AR-15 ammo ban, the Huffington Post (HuffPo) ran an article claiming one of the reasons the gun control lobby suffers “embarrassing loss” after “embarrassing loss” is because they spend their energies passing sloppy laws and then trying to enforce those laws in an offensive manner.


BREAKING: ATF Halts AR-15 Ammo Ban

Citing overwhelming response to the proposed ban on M855 rounds for the AR-15 rifle, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has announced the ban on the green-tipped round is being halted for now. In a March 10

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