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EPA Pushes Gun Control Through Green Ammo Mandate

Posted By admin On December 27, 2013 @ 6:41 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Investors.com [1]
December 27, 2013

Gun Control: Thanks to government regulations, the closing of the last U.S. lead smelter and a push for “green” lead-free ammunition, ammo prices will skyrocket. Does the Second Amendment threaten the environment?

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Image: Ammunition (Wikimedia Commons).

Having been stymied by court defeats such as the Supreme Court’s deciding that the Second Amendment does indeed confer a right to keep and bear arms on individuals throughout the United States, advocates of a gun-free America and a disarmed citizenry are taking a different approach: Go after the ammunition through regulations that stifle domestic production and force the use of more expensive and eco-friendly substitutes.

Expanded regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency have forced the closing as of Dec. 31 of the country’s last bullet-producing lead smelter — a facility operated by Doe Run Co. in Herculaneum, Mo., that first opened its doors in 1892. As a result of the closure, a company press release notes, 145 Doe Run employees and some 73 contractors will lose their jobs.

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[1] Investors.com: http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/122613-684284-epa-gun-control-through-green-ammunition-mandates.htm

[2] Allen West, NRA warn EPA causing ammo shortage in back-door gun grab: http://www.prisonplanet.com/allen-west-nra-warn-epa-causing-ammo-shortage-in-back-door-gun-grab.html

[3] What the Media is Not Telling You About Future Lead Ammo Shortages: http://www.prisonplanet.com/what-the-media-is-not-telling-you-about-future-lead-ammo-shortages.html

[4] Gov Targets Ammo Supply Lines: Prices to Rise Sharply As America’s Last Lead Supplier Calls It Quits: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gov-targets-ammo-supply-lines-prices-to-rise-sharply-as-americas-last-lead-supplier-calls-it-quits.html

[5] Report: Cali. Lead Ban to Triple Ammo Prices: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-cali-lead-ban-to-triple-ammo-prices.html

[6] Weapons Manufacturer: Big Sis Attempting to Exhaust Ammo Supplies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/weapons-manufacturer-big-sis-attempting-to-exhaust-ammo-supplies.html

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