HELENA – Montana Legal professional Normal Austin Knudsen led a coalition in calling on the Biden administration to maintain a serious industrial ammunition manufacturing plant open following a request by Democrat attorneys basic to research the plant, which might halt manufacturing. Shutting down the plant would lower ammunition provide and undermine nationwide safety.
Within the letter despatched Wednesday to President Biden and White Home Workplace of Gun Violence Prevention Director Stefanie Feldman, Legal professional Normal Knudsen opposed the requests by Democrats to open an investigation into the Lake Metropolis Military Ammunition Plant and referred to as out them out for his or her deceptive makes an attempt to tie the plant to mass shootings. The allegations don’t justify putting unreasonable limitations on the plant and undermine the Second Modification proper as one can’t train their proper to maintain and bear arms with out entry to ammunition.
“The Biden administration and Democrats are treading harmful floor. They’ll apparently cease at nothing to maintain People from exercising their proper to maintain and bear arms, even when it means diminishing ammunition manufacturing capabilities and undermining our nationwide safety,” Legal professional Normal Knudsen mentioned. “Worse but, their newest effort to close down the Lake Metropolis Military Ammunition Plant is predicated on a extremely questionable ‘investigation’ by the New York Occasions.”
Not solely is the Lake Metropolis plant essential to the nationwide ammunition provide chain, however the plant has a longstanding contract with the US Division of Protection to permit for industrial use of the power for the aim of supporting navy readiness.
“We should be primed at any second to extend manufacturing and supply our navy with much-needed ammunition to offer safety domestically and to our worldwide allies. Lake Metropolis stays an important a part of the previous, current, and way forward for the U.S. Army and navy readiness. Fairly than pushing Lake Metropolis out of enterprise, we ought to be thanking them for the function they play in arming our navy,” the attorneys basic wrote.
Fairly than punishing criminals who perpetrate gun violence, Democrats are trying to punish the firearms and ammunition business and are placing the protection of armed People attempting to guard themselves from violent crime in danger.
“We strongly advise in opposition to heeding the Democrat attorneys basic request to research Lake Metropolis. There are not any allegations of wrongdoing that might justify putting such unreasonable limits on Lake Metropolis or every other firearm, elements, or ammunition producer. If this course continues, we intend to take any and each motion essential to defend our residents’ Second Modification rights,” the attorneys basic concluded.
Attorneys basic from Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming and the North Carolina legislature joined the letter which was co-led by Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri.
Legal professional Generals Calls On Biden Administration To Shield Ammunition LETTER
Attorney Generals Calls On Biden Administration To Protect Ammunition Plant is written by F Riehl, Editor in Chief for www.ammoland.com