As the Obama administration is calling for a ban on “assault weapons and high capacity magazines
the Department of Homeland Security is seeking to acquire 7000 5.56 X 45mm NATO personal defense weapons with 30 round magazines and according to the request for proposal
The reason for the request for these weapons is that they are “suitable for personal defense use in close quarters.” Although this may sound like a great weapon for home defense the Obama administration has decided you do not need this for your personal protection.
According to The Blaze the DHS has not responded to calls questioning weather or not the request for the weapons were accepted and fulfilled.
You can read the story at TheBlaze.com