The Truth About Lead Ammunition & Misguided Campaign To Ban It
Full Title: Get The Truth About Lead Ammunition & The Misguided Campaign To Ban It
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Self-proclaimed environmental organizations are trying to prohibit the use of traditional ammunition consisting of lead core components in hunting and recreational shooting. They claim that some scavenging animals, like the California Condor, ingest and are poisoned by small pieces of lead contained in the carcasses of game and gut piles left in the field by hunters.
But there is substantial evidence that the groups attacking the use of lead ammunition have employed faulty science, used questionable scientific methodologies, and selectively cherry picked data to support their campaign against traditional ammunition.......
......The truth is that lead ammunition is an unlikely cause of the alleged poisoning, because the metallic lead used in bullets and shot is relatively insoluble in the digestive tract of birds of prey and scavengers. Scientific studies have confirmed that it is very difficult to poison some birds with lead, even by repeatedly feeding them lead shot mixed with food over time.
Read more at Ammoland.com: Get The Truth About Lead Ammunition & The Misguided Campaign To Ban It
Send this to your hunting friends... Don't take anything for granted! Or you might lose it!
Note: When it comes to Self Defense, the more lead the better! Afterall, only the Zombies eat dead humans - so no food chain problem there!