Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Obozo-ficated BATF

BATFE has become fully Obozo-ficated, which must be embarrassing to the actual professionals who work at BATFE.  (But they can join the actual professionals at IRS, FCC, FEC, HHS, and the Armed Forces who have to endure this 8 years of pure hell.)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives posted a proposed rule change Friday removing a previous exemption and banning the manufacture, import and sale of “5.56 mm (.223) SS109 and M855 ‘green tip’ ammunition containing a steel core,” saying it now considers it to be “non-sporting” handgun ammunition capable of penetrating protective vests worn by law enforcement officers. This latest development, ceding to law enforcement lobby interests, is prompted by the development of handguns capable of firing the cited ammunition.

“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, [ATF] unexpectedly announced ... that it intends to ban commonplace M855 ball ammunition as ‘armor piercing ammunition,” the National Rifle Association weighed in. “The decision continues Obama’s use of his executive authority to impose gun control restrictions and bypass Congress....

Like I've said a million times:  BUY MORE AMMO.  Green-tipped is fine!!

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