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BATF Director Resigns After 5.56 Ban Fails

The director of BATF, B. Todd Jones, resigned Friday which looks to be related, to the failed M855 green tip ammunition ban. It would be nice to see more people stepping down when it comes to Obama’s administration. Unfortunately, B. … Continue reading

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BATF Claims “Publishing Mistake” Excluding M855 Exemption

The BATF has claimed, that excluding the M855 5.56 green tip ammunition exemption, in its 2014 Firearms Regulation Guide was nothing more than a “publishing mistake.” The issue received wide public attention, when Katie Pavlich did a story on it … Continue reading

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Majority Of House Members Sign Letter Against 5.56 Ban

There are 239 members of the House, that have put their name on a letter opposing, the Obama administration’s ban on M855 5.56 ammunition. The ban is supposedly in response, to the fact that 5.56 ammunition, is more widely used … Continue reading

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Jerry Miculek: $300 For 20 Rounds Of Magical Green Tip 5.56

Here’s Jerry Miculek giving us the background behind SS019/M855. Why it’s not considered armor piercing. There’s info for contacting the appropriate BATF official too. How to get involved: CONTACT THE BATF: ATF email: APAComments@atf.gov Fax: (202) 648-9741. Mail: Denise Brown, … Continue reading

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BATF’s 5.56 Ammo Ban Goes Against The Intent Of Lawmakers

The BATF’s plan to ban SS109/M855 is not an honest attempt to protect anyone. As pointed out by Military Arms Channel, standard rifle ammunition that includes .223 and 5.56, doesn’t need a steel core to defeat body armor. The original … Continue reading

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BATF Looking To Ban Green Tip 5.56

In the age of AR pistols, the BATF is reportedly looking, to outlaw 5.56 green tip SS109/M855 ammunition. That means the sale and import of such ammo would be no more. Because of its steel tip. We don’t have a … Continue reading

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