Going into the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday President Obama signed into law a new provision included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 that will prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from asserting Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) authority over ammunition. According to the NSSF Press Release:
Of the many common rhetoric of the gun-control lobby, one of the more frequent we hear is a call for “Universal background checks.” This article covers all the core points surrounding the arguments for and against this legislation. Next time you hear anyone call “Universal background checks” a good idea please send them the link […]
Among the most natural of human instincts is the need to convince oneself that one’s actions are good and acceptable. In order to understand what is generally called self-justification we have to start with another scientific term; cognitive dissonance.
It is also worth noting that not withstanding a Federal Restriction, there actually are several national firearm databases in addition to the several states or cities that keep their own local, and arguably illegal, databases of firearms and their owners. Here is a list of those municipalities…
For now the battle is won. Under pressure from both chambers of the US Congress, the NRA’s huge membership, the administration has taken a turn and stopped it’s plan to ban a popular and inexpensive ammunition used by the AR-15 rifle.