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CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Green tipped armor-piercing 5.56 millimeter ammunition is shown on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Obama administration has proposed banning the ammunition, which is popular among hunters and target shooters, because it can be used in pistols. Fear of a ban has caused a run on sales. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.

03/03/2015

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Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson Protesters

Two individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms – including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

12/05/2014

Get Prepared Expo and Gun Show Invades Lebanon

Ill. Senate Panel Endorses Ammunition Limit

The Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.

05/21/2013

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Area Consumers Face Ammunition Shortage

“We’re seeing nothing. Nothing in inventory,” Bull’s Eye LLC owner Jim Stevens said.

01/28/2013

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Cook County President Drops 5-Cent Per Bullet Tax

The proposed tax angered gun-rights advocates, who predicted it would drive business from Cook County and to neighboring Indiana and Wisconsin.

10/31/2012

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Illinois Politicans Debating New Ammo Tax

The bill would impose a 2 percent sales tax on ammunition and could raise between $800,000 and $1.2 million.

03/01/2012

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One Bullet Equals 15 Years

KC man gets 15 years for possessing single bullet.

06/23/2011

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