People H.R. 5344 – no “enhanced body armor” for civilians Recoil Staff August 8, 2014 1 Comments, Join the Conversation Meanwhile, from the WTAF files, comes California H.R. 5344; the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act of 2014. Should it become law, the resolution would prohibit the sale, transfer or possession of “military grade”, “enhanced body armor” by civilians. “We're not talking about just a standard bullet-proof vest,” said CA Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose). “We're talking about body armor that is designed for warfare, designed to protect against law enforcement ammunitions…We should be asking ourselves, why is this armor available to just anyone, if it was designed to be used only by our solders to take to war?” Honda advised the potential measure has been endorsed by LE organizations like the California State Sheriffs' Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Peace Officers Research Association of California. He did not define what “enhanced” body armor or “military grade” body armor is, and a summary of H.R. 5344 is not yet available. You can however watch the CA 113TH Congress page to see what develops. Presumably California citizens will still be able to own steel plate and muskets. Too bad there aren't any gun control laws, then no one would even need armor. More here. Note: There have been rumors that Honda will be be forming the Politician's Justice League with such savvy and super-powered representatives as Rhonda Fields (CO), Frederica Wilson (FL) and Kevin DeLeon (also CA). These rumors cannot yet be confirmed but we'll keep you informed. Explore RECOILweb:Everyday Carry of the Professionals2000 Miles On A Bike: Everything Wants To Give You A FlatVertx CCW in the Summer - Tactical TipsToor Knives Jank Shank Gets a New Face for 2021 NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.