Tuesday, December 11, 2012

ATF is Revisiting What Constitutes "Armor Piercing" Ammunition

The ATF has decided to revisit the question of what constitutes "armor piercing" ammunition. The issue is that, to them, armor piercing handgun ammo is anything that could penetrate a level II vest. But, with more and more "handguns" (I use the term loosely) being developed that shoot rifle ammunition, the ATF has the opportunity to ban or restrict certain types of popular rifle ammunition. There is an exception, which is the infamous "sporting purpose" qualification. Here are three stories on this issue, from the Captain's Journal, Say Uncle, and the NRA website.

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