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

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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…

BREAKING: ATF Withdraws Wetted Nitrocellulose Regs Proposal

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“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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ATF: We’re “Outgunned” By New Firearms Manufacturers

“Florida has more gun manufacturers than any other state except Texas,” naplesnews.com reports, “after a surge of nearly 350 percent in licenses for gun makers fueled by the nation’s growing demand for firearms.” And…

ATF Acting Director Brandon Campaigning for Gun Registry

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Last Sunday, Deputy Director Thomas E. Brandon appeared on CBS’ Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Mr. Brandon was the ATF official who oversaw the discipline or, more accurately, the complete lack of…

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ATF Posts Updated Processing Times for NFA Forms

Getting your NFA paperwork approved by the ATF is an annoying necessity for those who want cool gun toys (like silencers and SBRs) to play with. Given the torrential weight of…

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Death of the Kitchen Counter FFL: No New Licenses, and Distributors Stop Shipping

There was a time in this country when you could have firearms shipped straight to your door. The Gun Control Act of 1968 put a stop to that for the…