Is Ammo a Constitutional Right?

RECEIVED Wed., Jan. 16, 2013

Dear Editor,
    I have been holding my breath for more than a year, and no one has said it. Ammo! I am a Vietnam era vet – one of the very first women to qualify with the M60 machine gun with a wet bench chemistry background. Do you know the nonexistent regulation on ammunition in Texas? Yeah, that cold dead hand is unfortunately true – but ammo, is that a constitutional right? I freely cannot purchase pseudoephed, but a handful of hollow points, no problem. A decade or so ago, a Round Rock middle school student via the Web successfully created a PVC firearm complete with ammo. The thing is, he missed aim and hit himself. If only these fools had to make their own, we might have a 50-50 chance they would blow themselves up.
Betsy McCutcheon
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