Women are one factor in the recent ammo shortage, say industry insiders.Getty Images America’s shooters have had around five years of trouble finding enough bullets for their guns. In the years after President Obama’s 2008 election, then again after the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, with barely a lull in between, big-spending gun aficionados left manufacturers struggling to …

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Before you purchase personal-protection ammunition, contemplate the following items. Only then can you make an informed decision about what load best suits your unique set of demands. Price: Honestly answer this question: What value do you place on your life, or those of your family members? I would wager that it’s more than the $1 to …

I like Hornady ammo, especially their rifle rounds and defensive shotgun rounds. They make pretty solid factory loads at a decent price. Now I have another reason to like the company. According to local news reports, the company handed out $61,000 of employee bonuses in the form of $2 bills. The bills are often used …

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has made available a preview of a new study regarding traditional ammunition and mortality of bald eagles in the upper Midwest that has led to news stories misleading the public into thinking the use of traditional ammunition containing lead components is having a population-level impact on bald eagles. That …

The #1 ammo for self defense?

You and I are blessed to live in a time in which there have been incredible advances in ammo technology. It seems every day an ammo manufacturer is releasing a new personal defense round that is superior to everything else on the market. The thing is, because there are so many different self-defense rounds on …

In order to save money and time, armory rounds are placed on a blocking device built from an ammunition crate lid, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct. 15, 2013. A report says the Pentagon plans to destroy $1 billion in ammunition. FRANK MILLER/U.S. AIR FORCE WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plans to destroy more than $1 …

CCI Quiet-22 ammunition allows for ultra-quiet shooting with 75 percent less perceived noise than standard-velocity 22 Long Rifle. The National Rifle Association’s (NRA)American Hunter magazine has awarded CCI Quiet-22 with the Golden Bullseye Award for 2014 Ammunition of the Year. The honor highlights the exceptional advantages CCI ammunition offers. For the past 12 years, the NRA …

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Advisory   TEST, EXAMINATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF 7N6 5.45X39 AMMUNITION  On March 5, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) received a  request from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) to conduct a test, examination and classification of Russian-made 7N6 5.45×39 ammunition for …

  Federal Judge Sandra S. Ikuta wrote that the Second Amendment, “does not explicitly protect ammunition,” in a decison this week. (Photo credit CSPAN) The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed San Francisco’s tough gun control laws Tuesday, ruling that they fall within the scope of the 2nd Amendment. At question was the city’s …