Why has the Department of Homeland Security recently ordered a total of 62 Million ADDITIONAL Rounds Of AR-15 Ammo, the majority of which are hollow points and buckshot?
The mass buy comes after efforts by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to prohibit M855 ammo, another well-known round for AR-15’s utilized by hunters. The ATF validated the restriction by saying that the bullets were “armor piercing” and a threat to law enforcement officers.
After being on the receiving end of a massive repercussion, the feds were pressured to back down and ATF director B. Todd Jones eventually tendered his resignation.
Democratic Congressman Steve Israel called the ATF backdown “cowardly” and promised to revive the restriction.
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The ATF’s threat to prohibit the ammo in the short term triggered costs of the bullet to spike more than double in cost. Be AWARE and be PREPARED, FEAR is not an option. Be safe everyone…