State Attorneys General Tell ATF They Oppose Ammunition Ban ~ Letter

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National Shooting Sports Foundation
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NEWTOWN, Conn –-( The attorneys general of 23 states have jointly written ATF and while they applaud the bureau’s decision for now not to issue a new regulatory framework that would ban M855 ammunition, the letter leaves no doubt that they would oppose any bureau attempt to move forward.

“… ATF’s justification for proposing the ban is arbitrary and, if followed to its logical end, could be used to ban a wide range of rifle ammunition,” the AGs’ letter states.

State Attorneys General Tell ATF They Oppose Ammunition Ban in 2015

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Opposition is one thing, doing something about it is another.

John Morgan

You’re exactly right.

fish hunter

I knew when I started reading this article that Colorado would not be one of the signers of this document. As those liberals closely linked to Obama, they will do nothing contrary to his decree. Regardless of the wishes of the people, the Attorney General and Governor Hickenlooper will remain in lock-step. It is unfortunate that so many liberals have entered the state, I believe basically on the eastern slope, and these people control the remainder of the state with an overwhelming voting majority. I know it will not happen, but I would like to see the state of Colorado… Read more »


If the rest of the attorney generals would quit following Eric Holder we wouldn’t have to be writing letters. They are supposed to enforce the law, not look for ways around it.


It would be interesting to know what states didn’t sign on to this?


Read the letter in the article. It lists the states that did sign up for this.