Barry, ever intent on turning the country into a banana republic without the bananas, couldn’t get his own party to ban the semi-auto AR-15 rifle, the most popular hunting and target-shooting rifle in America. So he’s going to try to executive order some of its ammo out of sales.
Which apparently is mainly intended to affect these semi-auto AR-15 pistols, though their effectiveness as weapons would seem to be restricted by their size. They’re too big and bulky to be of much use for anything except target shooting. ‘Course if open-carry becomes common (not) toting one on a strap over your shoulder could scare the hell out of the unarmed. The NRA, the GOA, and many pols, meanwhile, will be fighting the attempted 5.56 ammo ban. Even the police are opposed to it, saying the weapon is no threat to them. Too hard to hide.
The attempted ban is hard to understand considering there are other types of AR-15 ammo such as the .223. Unless it’s just one more brick in the Progressive wall aimed at eventual gun control: “It will, for example, inhibit the development and use of rifle ammunition containing non-lead materials, even as efforts are afoot both at the federal and state levels to impose bans or restrictions on lead ammunition.”
Otherwise it’s just the usual over-reach from His Earness.