(1) First, the heavily-abused “armor piercing ammunition” ban was yet another gun control measure slammed through by Senator Bob Dole with the acquiescence of certain “pro-gun groups.”
(2) Second, if anyone wondered why we have fought for almost thirty years to oppose efforts to make the definition of “armor piercing ammunition” much broader, malleable, and subject to abuse, this recent ATF action is their answer.
We have defeated Obama’s efforts to rewrite this definition by statute. But it is clear that, if the Obama administration can’t get Congress to pass an ammunition ban, it will ban ammunition on its own accord.
FK – It’s way past time to shut down the BATF Nazi trash, arrest and try for treason all BATF employees, give their retirement plans to their victims and repeal the ‘law’ they enforce. End of discussion.
The legislation got its nickname from an incident involving Josh Welch, a 7-year-old Maryland boy who was suspended from school in March 2013 for chewing his strawberry Pop Tart into the shape of a gun.
The House legislation lists the types of games that cannot get a kid into trouble, such as “brandishing a partially consumed pastry or other food item to simulate a firearm or weapon.”
Schoolchildren also will be allowed expressly to use a “finger or hand to simulate a firearm,” draw a picture of a weapon and possess a “toy firearm or weapon made of plastic snap-together building blocks.”
FK – What about toy soldiers and small toy guns that might inadvertently be placed into a child’s backpack? Oh my goodness…
At issue is the arbitrary seven-round limit on magazine capacity that was included in the SAFE Act under Section 265.37 of that law. At trial in the case of New York State Rifle and Pistol Assn, Inc. v. Cuomo, Judge William M. Skretny ruled that the section dealing with the magazine limit is unconstitutional. He upheld other provisions in the Act.
FK – Just imagine, if we had the militia force we should have constructed years ago all those legal fees could be given to charity, or back to the taxpayers they were stolen from, saved by a few short pieces of rope. No real American would want to be paid for such effort beyond the basic cost to go there if they needed it because the internal satisfaction of involvement in such an endeavor would be enough.