House Dems pushing bill requiring face-to-face purchases of ammunition

Apparently Democrats in Congress are seeking to introduce even more federal gun control legislation – this time regulating ammunition sales. CBS News reports:

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., announced this week the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015, which would require face-to-face purchases.

In a statement, she referenced the 2012 Colorado theater shooting where 12 people were killed and 70 others injured.

“This bill would take the most basic steps to slow the proliferation of guns and ammunition, helping to prevent events like what we saw in Aurora, Colorado three years ago,” she said in a statement. “Congress can, and must do more to keep our families safe, and we’re urging them to do just that.”

The statement from the congresswoman’s office reveals that consumers can still purchase ammunition online, but federally licensed ammunitions dealers would need to confirm the identity of individuals by verifying a photo I.D. in-person.

Read the rest of the report at CBS DC News.