Bill Introduced To Bar ATF From Banning Ammo

PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:45 pm
A Florida lawmaker has introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to bar the government from banning any ammunition in the United States that doesn’t already face restrictions.

Congressman Thomas Rooney, a former Army JAG Corps officer and official in Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s administration, introduced the “Protecting the Second Amendment Rights Act of 2015” in the House last week.

The simple language of the bill says that “no entity” of the U.S. government may “restrict or prohibit the manufacture, importation or sale in the United States of any ammunition that, as of the date of enactment of this section, is not subject to the restriction or prohibition.”

The bill was introduced in reaction to a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives proposal to ban the popular M855 AR-15 round which it says violates restrictions on “armor-piercing” pistol rounds mandated by the 1986 Law Enforcement Officer Protection Act.

“The Obama Administration’s proposal would unilaterally strip law-abiding hunters and sportsmen of their Second Amendment rights,” Rooney said in a statement. “Congress has made its intentions clear that this ammunition is for sporting purposes and should not be restricted. We cannot and we will not stand by while the Obama Administration tramples on the Constitution, the rule of law, and the Second Amendment rights of hunters in my district and across the country.”

The bill has 13 co-sponsors, including veteran Texas Republican Rep. Pete Sessions, North Carolina Republican Rep. Walter Jones and Florida Republican Rep. John Mica. The bill was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. It is unclear when the bill will face a vote.
User avatar
.410
Posts: 30
Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:18 pm
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:07 am
I've love to see something like this go through but I doubt it has a chance.
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:07 pm
The Republicans do control the House and Senate...so now is good of a time as any...
User avatar
.410
Posts: 30
Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:18 pm
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:29 pm
Yes but many came in like a lion in the last election and have been quiet as a mouse once they took their seats.
PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:30 pm
Yea...did notice that.

Only one making noise is Cruz...
User avatar
.410
Posts: 30
Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:18 pm
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:11 am
Did you heard the whole thing about Cruz liking country music because of 911 and all the fallout afterward on MSNBC. I can't believe a stupid answer to a stupid question had snowballed into the amount o f time wasted. They are definitely milking this for all they can just so they don't have to focus on the real stuff going on in and around Iran...Sad.
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:24 am
Yea...Middle East is in flames and they are worried about Cruz's musical taste...

The mass media are clowns...sold on this administration socialist agenda.

We need a leader now...before the world implodes !!!

Return to Firearm Related

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron
H&R 1871 Owners Forum is privately owned and operated. It is not affiliated or operated by H&R 1871 company. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily that of H&R 1871.