Newsmax reported on the USDA buying submachine guns.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking to buy submachine guns — but isn't saying why it needs them.
According to a solicitation filed on May 7, the department has a detailed list of specifications for its "commercial acquisition of submachine guns."
Later, it mentioned
The USDA isn't the only federal agency to seek weapons or ammunition in recent months.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Postal Service joined the list of federal agencies seeking to purchase what some Second Amendment activists say are alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.
Is there any evidence that the rate of ammunition purchases by the US government for 2014 is higher than previous years without explicit justification?