Specifically, because they hate the idea of those Garands and Carbines coming home.
Century International Arms had a $30 million contract in place to import World War II era M1 Garand Rifles from the South Korean government. The U.S. State Department had given preliminary approval to the deal, and the State, Justice and Defense departments had cleared the transaction.
But an executive action announced last year by President Obama ultimately blocked the plan, according to the gun seller, despite pleas from Sen. Patrick Leahy and Gov. Peter Shumlin, both Democrats.
So people are getting laid off. Bet Obama & Holder are proud of it.
JPFO has an opinion on Holder starting up a 'domestic terrorism task force'.
They're not impressed or favorable. Gee, I wonder why...
A while back Lucky Gunner did a test of brass-case vs. steel-case ammo in the AR. 10,000 rounds of each, with inspections to see just how things wore. Short version:
Steel-cased and bi-metal jacketed bullets wore things a lot faster.
If you shoot a LOT, it may still be worth it because of the ammo savings vs. cost of a new barrel.
Chris at Anarchangel had a piece I read once on this subject; if I can find it, I'll link it.
E-postal match is up at Brigid's place.
Now I need to start cleaning the house.l Between having had the bedroom all over the place and general put-it-off, it needs it.