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San Francisco to Crack Down on Big Ammo Buys
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 21 Dec 2012 01:34 PM | Alec Weisman

Posted on 12/22/2012 3:17:25 AM PST by Olog-hai

San Francisco officials are planning to ban the possession of hollow-point bullets and require notification of the police for any single purchase of more than 500 rounds of ammunition.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, City Supervisor Malia Cohen is introducing the ordinance in response to last Friday’s deadly shooting in Connecticut of 20 school children. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; ammunition; banglist; sanfrancisco

1 posted on 12/22/2012 3:17:38 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So you can’t buy a standard milk carton of 550 .22LR rounds without getting the police involved? They’re going to love that.

These fools have no idea how any of this is going to make anyone safer, they’re just throwing anything they can think of that is anti-2A to see if it will stick.


2 posted on 12/22/2012 3:36:44 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

Soooo....I’m guessing ammo stores outside San Fran are in for a bit of a sales boom.

Unintended consequences and all that.


3 posted on 12/22/2012 3:39:54 AM PST by Dewayne
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To: FreedomPoster

The goal is to make it illegal to own any firearm in these United States, it’s feeding frenzy time for commies in America.


4 posted on 12/22/2012 3:45:27 AM PST by exnavy (Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: Olog-hai

No hollow point ammo? Does that include the DHS and National Weather Service?


5 posted on 12/22/2012 3:47:47 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Olog-hai

San Francisco: Home of if it feels good, do it.

This ordinance will only have one impact on the city of San Francisco, loss of business (and any related taxes).

The San Francisco bay area is know for its long commute. You think there is anyone that can not travel a few miles outside of the cities control and still buy the ammunition they want?

Even if a person does not have a car, BART will take them to the suburbs.

A silly law, by a silly person in a silly city.


6 posted on 12/22/2012 3:51:13 AM PST by CIB-173RDABN (California does not have a money problem, it has a spending problem.)
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To: Olog-hai

One more reason to get out of CA. I’m absolutely 100% sure that this will do nothing to affect gang wars, drug wars, drive by shootings, domestic murders, etc.

BTW, this means if I buy nine boxes of .22LR (50 rds each), the cops don’t get called; but if I buy ONE box (525 rds.), the cops do get called. Makes perfect sense, if yor’re a dumba$$ politician with the IQ of a grape.


7 posted on 12/22/2012 3:59:25 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: FreedomPoster
So you can’t buy a standard milk carton of 550 .22LR rounds without getting the police involved? They’re going to love that.

As usual - libs go for "expediency" vs. common sense. They always want to do something drastic and do it fast before the emotions wear off the event and some sense of sanity returns. I already have a couple of the value paks and plan on getting at least one more today - maybe the San Fran Fag can come out to MS and complain.

8 posted on 12/22/2012 4:25:25 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: FreedomPoster
They’re going to love that.

Heh.
If I lived there I'd go buy a brick or two every other day.
Just to annoy them.

And it can't hurt to have a few more thousand rounds of .22 long rifle...

9 posted on 12/22/2012 4:56:39 AM PST by grobdriver
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To: grobdriver

Banning ammo purchases? Yet another “knee jerk” reaction in a place where I would never live yet along visit again.


10 posted on 12/22/2012 5:27:07 AM PST by Progov
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To: Dewayne
"unintended consequences"

What???? you mean you seriously believe people who wanted more and bigger ammo would go outside S.F. to purchase them? Hmmmm....if you ask me (and even if you don't ask me) that sounds like an outlandish opinion. I suppose you also think people would travel outside their city, state, or country to buy other banned goods like liquor, fireworks, or larger toilets? Do you think people are governed by human nature or something? (snicker)

11 posted on 12/22/2012 5:32:27 AM PST by driftless2
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To: driftless2

I doubt City Supervisor Malia Cohen has read Unintended Consequences. I guess sending a link to a PDF file would be considered a threat?


12 posted on 12/22/2012 5:36:44 AM PST by Gadsden1st
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To: NTHockey

Sorta like buying two 16 oz. sodas in NY.


13 posted on 12/22/2012 5:39:02 AM PST by Gadsden1st
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To: FreedomPoster

Not to worry...there will soon be boxes of 499...


14 posted on 12/22/2012 5:45:33 AM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: NTHockey

Why are you insulting grapes?


15 posted on 12/22/2012 5:47:37 AM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: NTHockey

Why are you insulting grapes?


16 posted on 12/22/2012 5:47:44 AM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: grobdriver
And it can't hurt to have a few more thousand rounds of .22 long rifle...

I stopped at WALMART yesterday and asked the sporting goods guy for a brick of .22 long rifle. They had sold out of ALL .22 ammo.

17 posted on 12/22/2012 6:00:09 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: Olog-hai

That is how they are going to get around 2nd amendment. You can own all the guns you want but getting ammo will be illegal. Gotta give liberals credit for coming up with something. Conservatives have been against abortion for years and can’t seem to come up a way to circumvent the situation to our liking. UGH! Come on conservatives, start playing their game.


18 posted on 12/22/2012 6:10:47 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Olog-hai

time to prepare for 2014. no matter we have to turn out the vote.


19 posted on 12/22/2012 6:11:20 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Olog-hai

20 posted on 12/22/2012 6:19:57 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: driftless2

Actually, I think everyone in the Bay Area should go into SF to buy their ammo. Swamp the SFPD with paperwork and make it impossible for them to track anybody.


21 posted on 12/22/2012 7:01:47 AM PST by super7man
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To: FreedomPoster

Federal state and local governments will enact all kinds of draconian laws, then after they realize the cluster they’ve caused, they will backtrack and reverse some laws(we can hope although I’m not encouraged). Some ugly legislation will pass and stay passed.


22 posted on 12/22/2012 7:04:29 AM PST by MachIV
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To: FreedomPoster

Be lot of 499 buys ......

With a “free” bonus of 1 extra round


23 posted on 12/22/2012 7:21:15 AM PST by njslim (St)
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To: grobdriver
And it can't hurt to have a few more thousand rounds of .22 long rifle...

I've got bricks of .22LR as bookends holding up my reloading notebooks. I had to reinforce the subfloor where most of my .22LR is stored.

I think I've got enough .22LR.

Now .22-250... I could use a lot more of that, and 12 ga #2 rounds. ;)

/johnny

24 posted on 12/22/2012 7:41:53 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Olog-hai

This will make Barney Frank (in another thread) happy: when hollow-point bullets are outlawed, only the government will have hollow-point bullets.


25 posted on 12/22/2012 8:02:49 AM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Olog-hai

As a former denizen of the area (left about 2 years ago), I remember that SF drove the last gun shop out of town with the passage of proposition H which banned all handguns (now overturned) in the city. As a result, that shop moved to Pacifica and is now called Pacific Arms. I don’t think there is any commercial entity to effect with this decree. Maybe if you buy off the internet you’ll need a permission slip from the police, but otherwise it is business as normal.


26 posted on 12/22/2012 9:47:22 AM PST by Mycroft Holmes (<= Mash name for HTML Xampp PHP C JavaScript primer. Programming for everyone.)
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To: Olog-hai

I have a few boxes of Federal .22LR ammo that was purchased in 1963. I take out a couple of dozen rounds each year or so and shoot them. Never had a misfire. They were left over from my birthday present of 10,000rounds that year. Best birthday present ever. I shot all but about a brick before I went away to college. I found them about 20 years later, still stored in a Government steel ammo box on a shelf in the basement of my parents home. Properly stored, any ammo will last longer than you will.

BTW, you can store 5,000 rounds of .22LR ammo in a standard .50cal ammo box. 8 bricks stored vertically. Then break down two of the bricks and place the individual boxes between the top of the bricks and the bottom of the lid. Works perfect.

I bought another 10,000rounds when a local store closed out nearly 20 years ago. Filled two .50cal ammo boxes. My father also bought 15,000rounds at the same time. A few years later I inherited almost all of the ones my father bought. I am down to one and one half .50cal ammo boxes of .22LR now. Getting close to fill up time again — but, after this buying frenzy is over.


27 posted on 12/23/2012 1:12:29 PM PST by jim_trent
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