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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Washington destroying our property

Fort Drum brass destruction threatens reloading supply and more

A report received yesterday by Gun Rights Examiner indicates at least one military installation is still destroying expended ammunition brass, despite a furor raised in the gun community a few years back that resulted in two senators intervening to stop the practice and allow for its resale for reloading. The Dec. 2012 Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan for Fort Drum, N.Y., marked “Revision 1,” describes its policy for brass and expended munitions as part of its installation recycling program, which includes rendering expended ammunition brass unsuitable for anything but scrap.
We paid for that brass, and the only reason to destroy it is to prevent us from reusing it.

What are they afraid of?

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