Skip to comments.BREAKING NEWS: OBAMA ATF ANNOUNCES BACKDOOR AMMO BAN!
Posted on 08/31/2016 8:34:47 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
This is not a drill. The Obama administration just implemented a new regulatory change that has sent the entire firearms industry into a tailspin overnight.
A key ingredient necessary for making gunpowder has been re-classified as a high explosive, making it illegal for any company within the industry to transport or store it as they have for decades.
It all stems from how the ATF regulates a chemical compound known as nitrocellulose. For decades, the firearm industry has been allowed to store and transport wetted nitrocellulose without having to treat it as a high explosive. Manufacturers deliberately mix the chemical compound with water to make it less volatile.
Overnight, the ATF just completely changed its regulations, turning everyone in the ammunition industry into felons if they do business the way they have for decades.
The entire industry is now at a standstill. Without nitrocellulose, you cant make smokeless gunpowder. Without smokeless powder, theres no ammunition.
This is the real deal. If this regulation stays in place, it will take months for the industry to recover and send ammunition prices through the roof!
Theres nothing sexy about ATF regulations pertaining to wetted nitrocellulose. This isnt going to get any coverage in the media. Start talking to the average American about nitrocellulose and other chemical compounds and their eyes will start to glaze over.
The chemistry isnt really all that important. This new regulation has ground the entire domestic ammunition manufacturing industry to a halt.
The ATF gave the industry no notice. No grace period. This came down overnight. The entire supply chain for this crucial gunpowder component is now non-compliant.
This isnt the first time that Obama has gone after ammunition components. Two years ago, the administration shut down the last remaining lead smelter in the United States.
Just a few weeks ago, the administration redefined the term firearm manufacturer to include gunsmiths, forcing thousands of small businesses to pay thousands of dollars a year in new fees to the State Department just to be allowed to stay in business.
Obama knows that any grandiose attempt at disarmament will fail. They tried to push gun control through Congress in 2013 and failed miserably. So, they are doing everything they can behind the scenes to attack the firearms industry and gun owners alike.
They just made it impossible to commercially produce gunpowder in the United States. Left unchecked, this regulation will leave gun shop shelves bare. If the industry is able to recover and become compliant, say goodbye to affordable ammunition.
You are receiving this email because you have stood with us against the anti-gun Obama administration in the past.
I am calling on your support one more time. Rise up and STOP this backdoor ammunition ban before it cripples the entire gun industry!
This is the real deal. If Obama isnt stopped, its game over.
Your brother in arms,
Joe Otto Conservative Daily
Ping pong ball sales will grind to a hault. Btw, ‘high explosive’ isn’t a government label, it refers to rate of burn, a physical property.
120 days from repeal. What a joke. Don’t even bother. Remember the Branch Dividians.
Look. By this time, you should have enough to prime the pump.
Quick and easy way to kill this move.
Force all police departments to adhere to them exactly.
The cops lose most of their ammo (because it is explosive, which they cannot have) and then have to patrol the streets with only one magazine or so.
I do believe it will be brought to a halt right quick.
If I were ammo makers I would immediately stop selling ammo to police, the military and every alphabet agency.
I would laugh my ass off if Trump did away with the BATF on day one.
I’m sick to death of their F ups.
Very good point.
Then they’d make a law enforcement loophole.
Jig is Up.
Maybe now we know why all the federal agencies were buying up ammo. Stocking up before it all ran out...
It used to be a joke of sorts ...
Somebody got the message. (pressure in right place)
FUBO, just keep putting the nails in the coffin of the ComDem Party.
This is how you deal with lawless leftist a$$holes. Shut them down too. Create a black market.
You rained on my parade!
I did not bring an umbrella! LOL!
I know, cops are special, should not be, but they are.
You make a very good point.
Those dummies tried the same thing with M855 and got their behinds handed to them.
Maybe they ought to stick to what they're good at - flooding Mexico with illegal guns.
Red alert. If this is for real, it’s big. Waiting for more details. . and on Trump’s big day. . Probably had it on hold for a day like this. . Grrrr.
>Red alert. If this is for real, its big. Waiting for more details. .
Very big indeed.
I stocked up enough for a small war last go round.
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