With over 10 million guns sold in the United States in 2011, violent crime is rising significantly as the economic crisis worsens, and self-defense killings skyrocketing, it's becoming increasingly unpopular for politicians to call for restrictions on firearms. If anything, even though government officials in states like Illinois and New Jersey are attempting to outlaw guns completely, the public outcry has been deafening, with each attempt met by protests and solidarity from individual rights and gun advocates all over the country.
It's clear that the majority of Americans support their inherent right to bear arms. But, even though the strategy of attacking our Second Amendment is wholly unpopular and failing miserably, misguided government officials are beginning to explore ever more novel ways of circumventing the U.S. Constitution and Second Amendment altogether.
Like New Jersey's recent attempt to ban ammunition, Illinois is now taking aim at ammo. This latest legislation would...
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