The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Monday that it has deemed Russian surplus ’7N6′ 5.45×39 type ammo “armor piercing” when fired out of a handgun so it cannot be imported into the United States. Read more
A U.S. congressman made an official inquiry into whether or not the ATF has plans to ban the importation of the 7N6 offering of the 5.45×39 cartridge, and gun groups are already calling for action based on the speculations.
Nebraska governor signed into law a bill that allows individuals with developmental disabilities to obtain hunting permits if they meet certain qualifications, and also repeals a statute that prevents the sale of long guns from non-contiguous states.
NRA-ILA chief lobbyist Chris W. Cox has been identified as a 12-year-old runaway from Dearborn, Michigan. Read more
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Friday that will repeal the state’s long-standing ban on private ownership of short-barreled firearms. Read more
A church in upstate New York is causing controversy by raffling off not one, but two AR-15s. On Sunday, the first winner was announced. Read more
The club’s president claims that the politics surrounding the city’s threat have little to do with the NRA, but are more likely motivated by the city’s desire to use the land as part of a “planned expansion of their recreational facilities.” Read more