Skip to comments.Proposed “Safety” Regulations Would Dry Up Ammunition Sales
Posted on 07/04/2007 6:53:08 PM PDT by skimbell
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed new rules that would have a dramatic effect on the storage and transportation of ammunition and handloading components such as primers or black and smokeless powder. The proposed rule indiscriminately treats ammunition, powder and primers as explosives. Among many other provisions, the proposed rule would: Prohibit possession of firearms in commercial facilities containing explosivesan obvious problem for your local gun store. Prohibit delivery drivers from leaving explosives unattended
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They just won’t quit until they have our guns. A page from the Communist Manifesto?
Get ready for the media counter-spin: “NRA OPPOSES RESTRICTIONS ON EXPLOSIVES!!!” We’ve seen this before...
This is very reminscent of the way the anti-gunners did it in Massachusetts; they couldn’t get gun prohibitions through the legislature, so the Attorney General’s Office, under the corrupt and amoral leadership of Scott Harshbarger and Tom Reilly, unilaterally enacted “safety regulations” which effectively barred the sale of most handguns throughout the Commonwealth. Except Smith and Wesson’s products, of coure; a local industry, with a huge payroll and hefty tax bill. Soviet-style corruption, to which the people of the state turn a blind eye, since corruption is perfectly fine with the Left, provided it’s Leftist corruption.
The fascists are working tirelessly to undermine the very pillars of our freedom.
Technically a gas can filled with fuel falls into this category too. I guess we won’t be able to keep a can around for the lawn mower either.
What a bunch of liberal, gun grabbing bullshit
Never forget, the function of government is to govern.
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This was your last comment to me on this subject. Would you care to continue discussing it?
Try reading the OSHA proposal instead of the bs article.
This actually seems a smart and good thing.
Almost every phase of explosive industry is already regulated by someone somewhere; here OSHA simply tries to eliminate redundancy, achieve consistency, and update obsolete regs.
So, how do we stop this crap? If we can’t stop it, how do gun owners get around it?
What we have here is the online public comments web page.
Your Name, City, State, ZIP Code are there for all to see..
Interesting .gov web page?????
We beat an attempt to grab our guns and think it OK. They just come up with another pile of shit the next day and it starts over.
On this regulation, assuming that it passes which I doubt, I'd guess that we'd need stores that specialized in ammunition sales. Probably be few and far between but where there's a demand...
At least we have a Republican in the White House!
If they can’t ban guns, they will make them obsolete by rstricting the components.
Bump to stop them from taking my Constitutional rights away.... AGAIN!
I wonder how the 12 to 29 million illegals aliens feel about this subject. Well, that is the problem because they don't care about their fellow American citizen.
These newbie don't understand our constitution so they can be ruled by the traitors and that is this one reason why their is no boarder control.
From OSHA site link:
Issue #4: OSHA seeks specific comments on the impact proposed paragraph (c)(3)(iii) would have on the storage and retail sale of small arms ammunition, small arms primers, and smokeless propellants. Do open flames, matches, or spark producing devices create a hazard when located within 50 feet of small arms ammunition, small arms primers, or smokeless propellants, or facilities containing these products? Can employers involved in the storage or retail sale of small arms ammunition, small arms primers, or smokeless propellants prevent all open flames, matches, or spark producing devices from coming within 50 feet of these products or facilities containing these products? If not, why not? Should proposed paragraph (c)(3)(iii) use a protective distance other than 50 feet and, if so, what distance should it be and why? Should OSHA exclude small arms ammunition, small arms primers, and smokeless propellants from the requirements of proposed paragraph (c)(3)(iii)?It sounds like they're still trying to make up their minds exactly what they want to do.
Of course all gun shop owners will do is keep all firearms or ammo in a separate locked room.
20. Occupational Safety and Health
Healthy People 2010 Objectives
The following objectives are a distillation of the injury prevention objectives from the Official HP2010 Site. This list includes the objectives contained in Chapter 15: Injury and Violence Prevention, the “official” list of Related Injury Objectives from Other Focus Areas, and additional objectives we believe are important to the field. Click on the objective number to view the full text of that objective.
Developmental objectives are those for which baseline or tracking data is judged to be insufficient. Developmental objectives may be deleted if a satisfactory data source isn’t identified by 2004.
Objectives listed at the link.
See link at post 23 for objectives.
Now that explains are new crack down on fireworks this season. :(
I was at a 'town meeting' with my congresscritter Sam Johnson, who is generally a fairly conservative guy. During the Q&A part of the meeting, I asked him if he could tell me what the bill number was for any bill he'd proposed or sponsored that would eliminate the 1934, 1968, and/or 1986 victim disarmament acts.
He started sputtering about such a thing not being possible to get passed. I told him I didn't care, and that we should have the gun grabbers wasting their time trying to stop good legislation like this rather than us spending all their efforts stopping their crap.
Keep in mind that at the time we had a publican house, senate, and presidency.
Even pols that are fairly decent on the 2nd don't really support it.
Have you read the public comments. The first two are interesting.
I saw that link and didn’t click over yet. I’m multitasking at the moment :)
Thanks for the bump to remind me though.
“Try reading the OSHA proposal instead of the bs article.”
I did and the Analysis by the NRA-ILA is correct. The section on small arms ammo and storage propellants is ridiculous.
For instance, you would only be able to display 50 lbs of propellant in a store.
These are regulations that are not due to any exposions or incidents, but are due to another set of beaurocrats trying to regulate shooting out of existence.
I would suggest posting your comments to them and copying your House Rep and Senator. It is very clear that this is designed to shoot down the gun industry.
Did you click the link?
The comments are Eagle Eye’s.
Yup. That is exactly what you should do, OSHA. Glad we could help!
At least some explosives are arms, in the Constitutional sense.
Get rid of the anti gunners!
the 4th of July isn’t as fun as it used to be.