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TigerOnThe Hill
Member since Sep 2008
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Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?

Just came across this on a different forum. Makes for an interesting read. Surprisingly articulate and accurate, especially for a newspaper article. :-)
Short version: Metal hardened bullets designed to penetrate Kevlar reinforced protective vests have been banned since 1986. Is Obama going redefine "cop killer bullets" to now include common rifle hunting bullets, then sway public opinion to support a ban on his newly defined "cop killer bullets"? Crazier things than this have happened on the political scene lately.....
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El Josey Wales
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
I sure hope not.


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DrTyger
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Member since Oct 2009
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
This is just more of the old tactic of inventing terms that mean nothing or don't exist to get people fired up.

The sad part is, they keep doing it because it works.


BrotherEsau
Member since Aug 2011
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
Hollow points inflict "maximum damage" and I'm pretty sure I heard them specifically addressing hollow points shortly after the Sandy Hook incident. They would prefer we only have FMJs to increase the chance of a round penetrating a wall and killing an innocent kid, furthering their anti-gun crusade interests.


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Cold Pizza
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
Cheap, bimetal bullets (like in Wolf ammo) are surprisingly good at defeating armor. Wouldn't be hard to portray them as "evil."

Same for the good hunting ammo. Call it "tactical sniping ammo" and ban the motherfrick out of it.


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hawkster
Member since Aug 2010
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
No, he'll probably declare them to be baby killer bullets, which the media will immediately parrot thousands of times daily.

Why use outdated hyperbole when the press is on hold waiting for your newest bull shite exaggeration.


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jimbeam
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
Assault bullets


MoreOrLes
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
Funny how the Social Security administration purchased egads of these so called "Cop Killers"



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Helo
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
If JHP, the newer polymer tipped and most "modern rounds" get banned leaving us with basically FMJ only, would that change peoples view on what caliber to carry? Combine that with a possible roll back to 10rd, would that send many back to .40s and .45s?


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wickowick
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
These were the only bullets not selling, someone came up with this idea to get those bullets to sell also...


Geauxtiga
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
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These were the only bullets not selling, someone came up with this idea to get those bullets to sell also...


This could be spot on.

I'd actually picked up a couple of boxes for my .270


jimbeam
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
true. This is all a marketing scheme





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El Josey Wales
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
quote:

The sad part is, they keep doing it because it works.


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RBWilliams8
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
If this goes ONE INCH further I'm going to start killing people.


El Josey Wales
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JAB528
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re: Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle?
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These were the only bullets not selling, someone came up with this idea to get those bullets to sell also...


Would not surprise me.


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