The Brady Campaign Sues ATF Over ‘Bad Apple’ Gun Dealer Information

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The Brady Campaign (formerly known as Handgun Control, Inc.) hasn’t enjoyed the best track record in the courts in recent years. But that’s not stopping them from trying to dislodge…

Hellfire Gen2: Mini-Bump Fire Stock Without the Stock

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In an earlier post, a former ATF agent brought our attention to the $60 Hellfire Gen2 “trigger assist.” We reckon the mini-bump fire stock — without the stock — deserves…

Former ATF Agent to NRA/Congress: Don’t Blame Bureau for Bump Fire Stocks, We Can’t Ban Them, Here’s What You Have to Do . . .

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Michael Bouchard (above) is mad as hell at the NRA, or as his letter to Congress calls them “some [who] attempt to cast blame on ATF for not banning devices…

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Bump Fire Ban Bill Bye-Bye Leaves Gun Rights Advocates Rooting for the ATF Over the NRA

It looks like the NRA is winning the battle against the bump fire ban bill. We hear House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t be bringing it to the floor for a…

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National Shooting Sports Foundation: The ATF Should Regulate Bump Fire Stocks

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the firearms industry’s lobby group. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) sets the industry’s technical standards. The NSSF and SAMMI issued the…

Feinstein: ATF Can’t Regulate Bump Fire Stocks…We Need a Law

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The NRA is catching hell for its apparent acquiescence to the effort to restrict the sale of bump fire stocks. As Wayne LaPierre stated last night, NRA merely wants to “look…

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ATF Firearms Trace Numbers Continue to Soar. Who Cares?

Over the The Trace, they’re tracing the number of traces performed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (And Really Big Fires). But even the staunch gun control…

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Ghost Gunner CNC Machines Now Completing 80% Pistol Frames

Defense Distributed‘s Ghost Gunner desktop CNC machine has been turning 80% AR-15 lowers into functional receivers for years. Now, it’s ready to sink its teeth into 80% pistol frames — 1911s, GLOCKs, specifically,…

Exclusive: TTAG Shoots Defense Distributed’s First Ghost Gunner Pistols

Defense Distributed, makers of the Ghost Gunner desktop CNC machine and open-source providers of CNC and 3D printer firearms blueprints, has a big announcement today. Namely, that the Ghost Gunner…

A Note From Rick Vasquez, NFA Expert Consultant and Former FTB Acting Chief

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Rick Vasquez, former Assistant Chief and Acting Chief of the ATF’s Firearms Technology Branch and current industry and government consultant on the National Firearms Act and other ATF and firearms…

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ATF Alert to FFLs and NFA Dealers in Advance of Hurricane Irma

You may have read our earlier post regarding gun laws in Florida in advance or Hurricane Irma’s landfall. Of particular note were Bennet Richt’s warnings concerning NFA items carried across…

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The US Now Has More Than 400 Million Privately Owned Firearms

The number of private firearms in the United States continues to soar. According to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, (ATF) figures just released, the number of firearms added…