Guns and Obama

Guns and Obama

Another gun owner fear is the so-called “Obama Ammo Accountability Bill”. The bill pre-dates the Obama Presidency but yet again he gets the blame. A group of three men from the Seattle area want all bullets to be coded and they have secured a patent for their ammunition tracking system. A police shooting is said to have inspired this coding. A member of this group said, “An armed society is a polite society,” echoing rhetoric favored by Second Amendment devotees. On Feb. 8, 2008, Representative Al O’Brien, of Mountlake Terrace, introduced a bill in Olympia that would have required all pistol ammunition manufactured or sold in the state to be coded. The bill failed. No coding legislation has passed in any state to date. The President supports bullet tracking to help law enforcement but parties on both sides of this issue argue that an ammunition tracking system will more than likely be ineffective. Reinstating the 1994 assault weapons ban will likely be the next heated battle on gun control and like ammunition tracking its effect on gun violence will also be small at best…

http://www.examiner.com/x-6639-Seattle-Democrat-Examiner~y2009m4d10-President-Obama-is-going-to-take-your-gun

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