Federal Laws

US laws on ammunition regulation are similar to those of firearm regulation. However, federal laws on ammunition regulation only cover prohibition on purchase by certain individuals and a prohibition on the manufacturing, importation, and sale of armor-piercing ammunition.

Prohibition on purchase by certain individuals

Certain categories of people are not allowed to purchase ammunition. These include people who have:

a. been convicted of gun-related or violent offenses

b. a track record of drug or alcohol abuse

c. been convicted of juvenile offensesd. suffered from severe mental illness . . .

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