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  • Ammunition Depot and Others Declare Legal Victory for California Gun-Owners

    01/31/2024 1:18:43 PM PST · by chrisinoc · 19 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | January 31, 2024 | PR Newswire
    BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking a major victory for California gun owners and advocates of Second Amendment rights, a federal court in the District of Southern California today ruled to strike down the state's 2019 ammunition law requiring in-person background checks for every individual purchase of standard ammunition. The decision comes after a knockout lawsuit—uniting the national online discount ammo retailer Ammunition Depot, the California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA), and Olympic shooter Kim Rhode, among others—and challenging the new process' excessive restrictions on law-abiding residents. The court firmly sided with challengers in concluding that the...
  • 28 Republican AGs Say Ending Ammo Sales (to civilians) at Missouri Plant Could Harm National Security

    01/30/2024 11:06:09 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 33 replies
    NTD News ^ | January 30, 2024 | Michael Clements
    The Attorneys General of 28 states are demanding that President Joe Biden ignore a request to investigate the Lake City Army Ammunition plant’s policy of selling 5.56 mm rifle ammunition to civilians. A Jan. 24 letter written by Attorneys General Andrew Bailey of Missouri, Brenna Bird of Iowa, and Todd Rokita of Indiana and signed by 25 other attorneys general, warns that ending sales would harm America’s military readiness and do nothing to prevent crime. The letter derides a previous missive, dated Jan. 9 and written by New York Attorney General Letitia James and signed by 19 other Attorneys General...
  • Ukraine running dangerously low on ammo for its US guns as American aid package stalls: report

    01/23/2024 6:31:04 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/23/2024 | Ronny Reyes
    Ukraine is running out of the ammunition needed for its US-supplied Howitzer guns as additional American aid for its military is held up by Congress — all while Russia is quickly bolstering its firepower, Kyiv soldiers warned. A Ukrainian artillery crew operating an M109 Paladin Howitzer said they have been forced to start rationing their shells to try to beat back Russia’s forces near Bakhmut because of the dwindling supply.
  • Banning 5.56 Ammo by 20 States

    01/14/2024 6:04:46 PM PST · by davikkm · 44 replies
    NY Attorney General hates the thought of everyday Americans owning firearms. She works tirelessly to attack gun owners at every turn, including trying to run the NRA out of business. As if her current civil corruption trial of Wayne LaPierre isn’t enough, on Wednesday she launched a new front in her war for civilian disarmament: surplus Lake City 5.56 ammo.
  • Blue State AGs Tell Biden to Block Sale of Lake City’s 5.56 Ammo to Civilians

    01/12/2024 2:29:42 PM PST · by CFW · 65 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 1/12/24 | Kevin Stocklin
    New York Attorney General Letitia James led a multi-state coalition of 20 attorneys general calling on the Biden administration to halt the sale of 5.56 caliber ammunition to civilians by the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, a Missouri-based supplier for the U.S. military. “Billions of rounds of military-grade ammunition manufactured at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant have been sold on the commercial market, leading to their use in many of the most tragic mass shootings in recent history,” the AGs stated in a Jan. 9 letter to the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention. “We ask your Office...
  • .22 Long Rifle Cartridge, as Introduced and 125 Years Later

    12/18/2023 3:56:30 AM PST · by marktwain · 45 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 December, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    The .22 Long Rifle cartridge is the most popular cartridge in existence. Every year, billions of .22 LR cartridges are purchased and shot. It is popular for both target shooting and hunting, and is used by many for self defense. It has been used by the military establishments of most countries, mostly as a training round, but also in combat. The .22 LR has been used to kill most animals from the smallest, including some insects, on up to elephants.The .22 Long Rifle is derived from the .22 Short cartridge, both are rimfire cartridges which use a heeled bullet which...
  • Ammo Prices Set to Rise 'Substantially'

    12/08/2023 8:07:55 AM PST · by PROCON · 78 replies ^ | Dec. 7, 2023 | Anders Anglesey
    Vista Outdoor, a parent company to many firearms businesses, told Newsweek that it will substantially increase its ammunition prices due to "an anticipated global shortage of gunpowder."The Minnesota-based company confirmed the authenticity of a December 1 letter sent to customers that it would go ahead with an across-the-board increase of its ammunition and gunpowder prices on January 1."Due to world events our suppliers have notified us of unprecedented demand for and an anticipated global shortage of gunpowder, and thus has increased our prices substantially," Vice President of Sales, Sporting Products Brett Nelson said in the letter. "We must therefore raise...
  • Backdoor Gun Grab: Congressional Dems Push Background Checks on Ammo Purchases, Seek to Criminalize Middlemen Buyers

    11/20/2023 2:57:57 PM PST · by davikkm · 22 replies
    Democratic members of Congress have introduced a bill that would impose restrictions on bulk ammunition sales, licensing requirements on ammunition vendors, and background checks for ammunition buyers. Democratic U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Democratic U.S. Representatives Robert Garcia of California and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz of Florida introduced the bill on Nov. 2, according to news releases from Warren and Garcia’s offices. Under the Ammunition Modernization and Monitoring Oversight Act, businesses selling ammunition must possess the same federal licenses gun dealers are required to obtain, according to the bill’s sponsors. Furthermore, ammunition vendors must conduct...
  • Democrats attack from all sides and introduce legislation to come after ‘bulk’ sales of ammo

    11/10/2023 5:41:36 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10 Nov, 2-23 | Olivia Murray
    Once upon a time, Israel did this too—how’d that work out? Just today I penned a blog on news out of Texas that a Trump-appointed federal judge had issued a nationwide stay on the ATF’s pistol brace ban—but the high was short-lived. Allow me to explain: In a move that the Democrats and the bureaucratic left clearly would have anticipated, the judge in that case announced that “public safety concerns must be addressed in ways that are lawful.” Gee, what a concept, the federal government (at least somewhat and sometimes) being held to the supreme law of the land too?...
  • House, Senate Democrats Push Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

    11/04/2023 8:02:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/04/2023 | Awr Hawkins
    Rep. Robert Garcia (D-CA) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are pushing legislation to require background checks for ammunition purchases. They are joined by other Democrats, including Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). The Democrats are pushing the Ammunition Modernization and Monitoring Oversight Act, or AMMO Act for short. In addition to requiring background checks for ammo purchases, Redstate noted the Act would also limit the number of rounds law-abiding citizens can buy over a five-day period and mandate that ammo dealers get a license separate from the Federal Firearms License (FFL) required for gun sales.
  • Czech Group Acquires Federal, CCI, Remington Ammo, Speer, HEVI-Shot from Vista Outdoor

    10/23/2023 7:29:35 AM PDT · by devane617 · 48 replies
    Big news for the shooting world — Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) is planning on selling its outdoor sporting products business to Czechoslovak Group A.S. (“CSG”) for $1.91 billion. This will involve transfer of some of the biggest names in the shooting/reloading world including: Federal, CCI, Remington Ammo, Speer, and Hevi-Shot. The sale and take-over is expected to be completed in 2024. We believe Alliant Powder will also be sold but that was not mentioned in the news release. This represents a big change for the United States. Soon America’s largest commercial powder and ammunition manufacturer will be controlled by a European...
  • Was this Planed? Ammo Manufacturer Plant Explosion Leaves Many Worried [Nebraska]

    10/16/2023 9:09:28 AM PDT · by CFW · 47 replies
    Wltreport ^ | 10/15/23 | Graham
    A Hornady plant in Nebraska had an explosion that resulted in one woman’s death and two others’ injuries. Hornady is a leading ammo cartridges, components, and handloading equipment manufacturer. 150,000 Square Foot Warehouse that produces BULLETS blew up in Nebraska, you’d think this would make the HEADLINES 🧐🧐🧐🧐🧐🧐🧐 — The_Bayou_Boy (@_The_Bayou_Boy) October 15, 2023 The Grand Island Independent shares more on the explosion: A woman died and two men were injured in an explosion Friday morning at the Hornady Manufacturing plant west of Grand Island, according to Hall County Attorney Marty Klein. The explosion occurred in the chemical compound...
  • Gov Mansion Stoned

    10/11/2023 8:52:32 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 25 replies
    Second City Cop ^ | 10 Oct 2023
    The suspect is alleged to have thrown rocks at the home’s windows, breaking three of them, according to police. ---Off topic but has anyone heard about this? I was buying ammo, legally k& W/ all of the proper credentials that a LAW-ABIDING CITIZEN would have & use. For the 1st time ever they scanned my FIOD Card & then entered into the computer .223 ammo, 7.62x39 ammo, .40cal ammo & just for shots & gigs I bought a blow dart gun….. looking ahead. I put up a stink & was told the Gov. & ISP will get a copy of...
  • US quietly shipping ammo to Ukraine from massive stockpile in Israel — report

    10/10/2023 3:31:34 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 40 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 1/18/23 | Times of Israel
    The US military is quietly shipping hundreds of thousands of artillery shells to Ukraine from a massive stockpile in Israel, according to a Tuesday report. The ammunition supply is located in Israel for the US military to use in regional conflicts. The US has also given Israel permission to use some of the supplies in emergency situations, The New York Times reported, citing American and Israeli officials.
  • Fenix Ammo: Free shipping to CA residents. Just input "Good Riddance Diane" in promo code!

    09/29/2023 8:13:23 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 21 replies
    Fenix via Twitter ^ | 29 SEP 23 | Fenix Ammo
    From Fenix Ammo: To celebrate the death of @SenFeinstein , we're offering free shipping on ammunition to California customers today through October 31st. Simply select "Good Riddance, Dianne" at checkout! Evil authoritarians should be mocked in death the same as they are in life. No quarter.
  • IRS Hiring Another 3,700 Tax Enforcers, Watchdog Warns Those Earning Under $400,000 Could Be Targeted

    09/16/2023 10:42:59 PM PDT · by george76 · 38 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 9/15/2023 | Tom Ozimek
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to hire over 3,700 additional tax enforcers as it ramps up its audit crackdown of higher-earning taxpayers, though a watchdog warns that Americans making less than $400,000 could get caught in the dragnet because the agency doesn't have a clear definition of "high-income." The IRS said on Sept. 15 that it had opened over 3,700 positions nationwide to assist with "expanded enforcement work" that focuses on complex partnerships, large corporations, and high-income earners. The compliance positions will be open in more than 250 locations across the United States and are part of a...
  • FENIX Ammunition Offering Free Shipping To New Mexico Until Gov. Grisham Resigns

    09/12/2023 7:14:00 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 16 replies
    Email ^ | 12 September 2023 | FENIX Ammunition
    FENIX Ammunition Posted on Gateway Pundit: Ammunition Manufacturer Fires Back at Gov. Grisham: Offers Free Deliveries to all New Mexico Customers with Special Promo Code, “F*ck Off, Gov. Grisham”
  • California lawmakers approve new taxes on guns, ammunition

    09/10/2023 11:35:05 AM PDT · by PROCON · 32 replies ^ | Sept. 8, 2023 | Tony Kurzweil
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom will have the chance to approve an excise tax on firearms and ammunition after Assembly Bill 28 was passed by Democrats Thursday.If signed, an 11% tax from the sales of firearms, firearm precursor parts and ammunition would be imposed on dealers and manufacturers beginning July 1, 2024.Money received by the measure would be used to fund various gun violence prevention, education, research and investigation programs, AB 28 states.
  • European nation (Serbia) has weapon ultimatum for citizens: Hand over guns and ammo or else

    06/07/2023 2:43:33 AM PDT · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/06/23 | Chris Massaro
    Serbs have until June 8 to surrender all of their unregistered weapons in a push by the government to disarm society following back-to-back mass shootings. Two mass shootings in consecutive days in early May rocked the Balkans nation, where the types of mass shootings seen so regularly in the United States rarely, if ever, happens. A 13-year-old boy armed with his father’s pistol killed nine people, including eight children, at an elementary school in Belgrade on May 3. Just one day later, a 20-year-old killed eight and injured 14 in a rampage through a town just south of Belgrade. In...
  • Exclusive: US seeking explosives in Japan for Ukraine artillery shells

    06/03/2023 7:31:44 PM PDT · by delta7 · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2 June23 | Jim Kelley
    TOKYO, June 2 (Reuters) - The United States is seeking to secure supplies of TNT in Japan for 155mm artillery shells, as Washington rushes …