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Armed and Safe is a gun rights advocacy blog, with the mission of debunking the "logic" of the enemies of the Constitutionally guaranteed, fundamental human right of the individual to keep and bear arms.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

'Unregistered ammunition' and the push for 'Ammunition Accountability'

The much bigger issue, of course, is the mere idea of requiring ammunition to be registered. That heinous idea is being pushed hard (in 18 states last year), in the form of the "Ammunition Accountability Act," which would require not only that ammunition be registered, but also that each round be encoded with serial numbers--dramatically increasing the price of ammunition (a problem exacerbated by proposals to include an additional tax on each round, as well). Much of the impetus behind the push for this legislation comes from the company that stands to profit from it. [More]
Today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner column, prompted by this story about a man charged for possession of "unregistered ammunition," is now up. Please give it a look, and tell a friend.

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