That's why the fact that the Assembly has bought into a national crusade known as the Ammunition Accountability Act is suddenly a legitimate threat. New York, Pennsylvania and 16 other states have already enacted legislation that would mandate the engraving of a unique serial number on the base of each handgun and âassault weaponâ bullet, and an identical number on the cartridge's case. The act calls for dealers of this âencoded ammunitionâ to record the purchaser's name, birthdate, drivers license number, etc.

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