Random Thoughts About Guns Going to Mexico

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Last night MSNBC began one of their prime time newscasts with a long-winded piece about the conspiracy theories swirling around Operation Jade Helm. The intro including a clip (not a magazine) of President Obama making…

Black Friday 2016 Sets Single-Day NICS Check Record

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By now you’ve probably heard that according to the FBI, which is responsible for maintaining and running the National Instant [Criminal Background] Check System (NICS), Black Friday 2016 broke the all-time…

Kimber Gun Rights Bulletin: Where Gun Permits are Alternatives to NICS

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In the (first) Clinton era 1993 Brady bill, exemptions for background checks were provided for people who had undergone a check for state gun permits. Not all states meet the federal…

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Feds Visit Gun Show Parking Lots, Scan License Plates…Again

Leave it to the Obama administration to prod local police to cruise gun show parking lots with license plate scanners. Again. It’s nothing new to us. The plan, originally conceived by…

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It’s Official! ATF Says No Gun Sales for Dope Smokers

ATF Press release: Washington. DC – -(Ammoland.com)- ATF has received a number of inquiries regarding the use of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes and its applicability to Federal explosives laws. A…

DeSantis Gunhide Question of the Day: True of False: “No chance that ATF is coming after our guns”

Over at Montana’s bozemandailychronicle.com, Norman A. Bishop wants to reassure gun owners that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (And Really Big Fires) isn’t coming for their guns. “Contrary to…

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BREAKING: ATF Withdraws Wetted Nitrocellulose Regs Proposal

“The rumor is circulating that new federal regulations/reclassification of Wetted Nitrocellulose by ATF will put an end to domestic smokeless powder production in the U.S.,” Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) asserts in…

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UPDATE: ATF Clarifies Form 1 Marking Requirements

Back at SHOT Show I asked the ATF agents at their booth a simple question: once you have an approved Form 1 to make and register a NFA weapon, when…

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BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules No Gun Sales for Known Pot Smokers. Period.

By Louis K. Bonham The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a Nevada medical marijuana card holder’s challenge to the BATFE’s “Open…

New ATF Re-Classification Could Make Ammo More Scarce

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The key component in modern smokeless gunpowder is nitrocellulose. This quick and efficient burning compound is the cornerstone upon which the various blends of gunpowder are built and without it the…

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You Know the Much-Feared Firearms Data Base? It Already Exists

A TTAG reader writes: Question: When is gun purchase information an actionable database? Long ago (yesterday in government think), data bases were new, and pretty much looked like big spreadsheets; one…

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2016 ATF Report on U.S. Firearm Commerce Revealed

ATF Press release [via ammoland.com] The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has released the 2016 Annual Statistical Update of Firearm Commerce in the United States. Through a series…

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