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U.S. House Protects Lead Ammo Use

On April 30, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure to protect the use of lead ammunition on a selection of federal lands.

NSSF Condemns USFWS Proposed Ammo Ban

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has condemned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Proposed Rule that would ban lead ammunition on 48 new distinct hunting opportunities across approximately 3,000 acres of National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs). 

California Statewide Lead Ammo Ban Goes Into Effect July 1

Effective July 1, 2019, certified non-lead ammunition is required when harvesting any game with a firearm in California.

Departing USFWS Director Dan Ashe Issues Lead Ammo Ban

Just one day before President Trump's inauguration, departing U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe—and the administration that appointed him—took one last shot at American hunters by issuing Director's Order No. 219, which directs the USFWS to expand the use of nontoxic ammunition and fishing tackle on USFWS lands, water and facilities—and for certain types of hunting and fishing regulated by the Service outside those areas—to the fullest extent by January 2022.

ATF Not Moving Forward With 5.56 M855 Ammo Ban

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has announced that it will suspend its proposed framework to ban M855 ammunition.

Act Now to Oppose BATFE's Expansion of Federal "Armor Piercing" Ammo Ban

Under President Obama, the BATFE seeks to ban commonplace AR-15 rifle ammunition used for hunting, target shooting and self-defense.

NRA Victory on Lead Ammunition

In December 2014, Congress approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act. Included in the act were a number of pro-gun provisions pushed by NRA-ILA that prevent the Obama administration from implementing its anti-gun agenda.

HSUS Attempts to Drive Hunters, Shooters from Public Lands

NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.


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