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Ammunition Bans


Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey Kovalev defends his title against Nadjib Mohammedi live Saturday, July 25, on HBO. The Russian fighter has fought his way to the top with notable victories over former light heavyweight world champions Gabriel Campillo, Nathan Cleverly, Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal. Kovalev’s latest fight against Pascal pulled in 1.2 million …

The New York Times reports that the ATF’s proposed AR-15 ammo ban has been in the works for over three years. The proposed ban, previously reported, would bar law-abiding citizens from purchasing popular M855 ammo for their AR-15s by re-categorizing the ammunition as “armor piercing,” then outlawing it under the auspices of the Gun Control Act of 1968 …

As GOA activists know, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently proposed a ban on “green tip” AR-15 ammo. The ban is completely lawless and unconstitutional, and there are legislators who want to fight the ban. At least one Republican office is considering an amendment to block Obama’s illegal AR-15 ammunition ban …

In a move clearly intended by the Obama Administration to suppress the acquisition, ownership and use of AR-15s and other .223 caliber general purpose rifles, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives unexpectedly announced today that it intends to ban commonplace M855 ball ammunition as “armor piercing ammunition.” The decision continues Obama’s use of …