proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB2060

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms, ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms ...

Last Action:

Last Action Date: Feb 21, 2018

more >>

upcoming events

FOAC Monthly Meeting - March - 2018 - 03/11/2018
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


SPECIAL ELECTION - PA 18th Congressional District - 03/13/2018
18th Congressional Dist.-Allegheny, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland Throughout SW PA


FOAC Gun Bash - 03/17/2018
Washington County Fairgrounds 2151 North Main St., Washington, PA

More events

decrease font size   increase font size

Watch dog sues ATF over abandoned 'green tip' ammunition ban :: 04/11/2017

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch filed suit against the federal government Monday for communications records over ammunition it attempted to ban in 2015.

yhst-24947587498613_2464_78424053

The group says it requested the documents in March 2015 through the Freedom of Information Act after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced it would reclassify “green tip” 5.56mm ammunition as “armor piercing,” thus removing its long held exemption for “sporting purposes.”

The ATF, court documents allege, ignored the group’s request completely.

“This is yet another example of how Obama’s wanton use of the ‘pen and the phone’ attempted to undermine the constitutional rights of all Americans, as opposed to upholding the rule of law,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “The Obama ATF simply ignored our request on their ammo ban. Let’s hope the Trump administration finally brings transparency to this out-of-control agency.”

The ATF initially announced this decision in February 2015, but after gathering more than 300,000 public comments against the reclassification, the agency reversed course.

http://www.guns.com/2017/04/11/judicial-watch-sues-atf-for-communications-records-on-abandoned-ammunition-ban/