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By JGillman, Section News
The gun that is.
Yesterday the were about 500 folks protesting at the capitol in Lansing in support of our 2nd amendment rights. Given the intent of certain lawmakers in Washington to limit our ability to possess firearms (YES - Registration THEN confiscation) we should be thankful for those who could break away and do that.
I am usually quite careful about making references comparing our modern day politicians to the evil which existed in early 20th century Germany, but I have to also be a little more alert when faced with the billions of rounds being purchased by our federal government and has a purchase order full of redacted information and issued under a non-compete sub-part of federal acquisition law that permits the purchase under an "unusual and compelling urgency".
And it should make us feel better that the "manufacturer is the only one that provides the referenced part numbers for this one time purchase", right? Someone else notes:
" the DHS and most federal and state law enforcement agencies DO NOT use hollow point pistol ammo and expensive Sierra Match King hollow point sniper rounds for "training". Anyone who knows anything about combat simulation training knows that you use the cheapest plinking ammo you can find, and this includes the government. The ammo purchased by the DHS is used for one thing only; killing people."At this point, I am not yet alarmed, but wary.
$4,643,040.00 spent by merely ONE agency that does business in the US, on 'people killing' rounds?
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