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Dems March Forward re M855 Ban… .

So, here they go, steadily legislating that which they do not understand. 10.png

“Any 5.56 round” is “a challenge for officer safety,” he said. Jones asked lawmakers to help in a review of a 1986 bill written to protect police from so-called “cop killer” rounds that largely exempted rifle ammo like the 5.56 because it has been used by target shooters, not criminals.

New worries.  Oh Boy.

Preaching to the choir of course, as none of them read this site certainly – but a ban on M855/5.56, becomes precedent to ban any center-fire carteridge.  Bet on it.  Bet the farm on it.  That is what is going to come if they rule-make in this fashion.

So, what to do.  Well, I donno.  You can comment – see other links for that and certainly do.  You can write your representatives – but with rare exception, they do little.  Both options, in this fight, are what must be done nonetheless.  But what else.  Again, I don’t know.

I do know doing something is better than doing nothing.  That, is why I say if you have any accessibility to your local political fixtures, senators, representatives, commissioners, mayors, and on and on:  start a discussion.  They are interested.  They will listen to you.  Well, at least here in the panhandle of Florida.

Engage with your representatives.

More:

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/03/robert-farago/incendiary-image-of-the-day-credit-where-credits-due-edition/

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/atf-raises-new-worries-about-ar-15-ammo/article/2561422

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/03/daniel-zimmerman/congressional-dems-make-new-push-for-m855-ban/

 

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It’s Not Over.

10.pngNot by any measure.  The ATF basically said, “…hey, no mind, just forget about it.”  Only to yes, bring it up later, when politically convenient.

This is, by the way, a common maneuver, that, in law.  The period to comment expires later this month, and if you have not got yours in yet, consider doing so – for what that’s worth.  So, be vocal.  Post and write.  Comment.  Contact your representatives.  If you’re lucky, like I am, they are conservative and have some guts.

More:

http://www.weerdworld.com/2015/put-another-victory-on-the-board/

http://thefreehold.blogspot.com/2015/03/well-lookit-that.html

http://fromthebarrelofagun.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-ammo-ban-its-not-over.html