Democrat Asks Ruger Not to Sell Certain Type of Ammo; Ruger CEO Responds, 'We Do Not Sell Ammunition'

Democrat Asks Ruger Not to Sell Certain Type of Ammo; Ruger CEO Responds, 'We Do Not Sell Ammunition'


Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) asked Sturm, Ruger, & Co. to pledge not to sell ammunition that pierces body armor, to which Ruger CEO Christopher Killoy responded that Ruger is not involved in ammunition sales.

The exchange between Krishnamoorthi and Killoy occurred during the Committee on Oversight and Reform’s Wednesday hearing on “practices and profits of gun manufacturers.”

Krishnamoorthi used his time to question witnesses on a variety of issues, the last of which was police officer safety. He asked Daniel Defense CEO Marty Daniel to commit to “not sell a weapon that tears through bulletproof vests” and then moved to the next witness when Daniel talked about his company’s commitment to self-defense.

Krishnamoorthi addressed Killoy, saying, “[I] assume you won’t sell a weapon

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