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Armor Piercing Bullets

The NRA Wins Again on Armor-piercing Bullets, But Common Sense Was Already Lost

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Whether they know it or not, the ATF's decision to shelve its new armor-piercing guideline is actually a victory for all of us who want laws to be reasonable, responsible and fashioned to reflect both reality plus a dose of good old common sense.

The ATF Proposes a Ban on Armor-Piercing Ammunition for Handguns, the Gun Lobby Responds Predictably

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The gun-sense community had to know that the ATF's decision to withdraw the exemption for all uses of this ammo would be construed, rightfully, as a ban. Want to take the short odds on the ATF in this argument? I don't.

Why 'Armor-Piercing' Bullets Are Flying Off the Shelves

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

You know that something's up in the gun business when Rush Limbaugh starts talking about gun control. And what he was talking about this past week was the decision by the ATF to create a new standard for exempting certain kinds of so-called 'armor-piercing' bullets from the ban that Congress placed on such ammo in 1986.

Smith & Wesson Snubs Police with "Commemorative" Revolver

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Smith & Wesson, which manufactures a revolver that can penetrate the body armor has issued a special "commemorative" revolver to celebrate the end of a law strongly supported by the police.