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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The NRA’s Position on Bump Fire Stocks was Genius

The National Rifle Association’s decision to stand down over the issue of bump fire stocks has generated a lot of concern, both among TTAG’s readership and elsewhere in the gun…

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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…

I Generated a Barcoded Form 4 for A Silencer: Here’s What Happened

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The folks at Dead Air Armament, Gemtech and Silencer Shop have gotten together with ATF to create a Form 4 generator. The process automates some of the data entry involved with…

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Quote of the Day: The Root of Chicago’s ‘Gun Violence’ Problem Revealed?

“We always have been here. We work very closely with the Chicago Police Department.” – ATF spokesman David Coulson in Chicago police, federal officials to announce gun violence ‘strike force’ on…

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Quote of the Day: The ATF Figures It Out

“The opiod addiction is the driving force. Criminals need guns and addicts need drugs.” – ATF Special Agent Sarah O’Reilly in Feds cracking down on illegal guns in Western Pennsylvania [via…

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New From Hurricane Butterfly: Typhoon 12 Magazine-Fed Shorty Shotty at SHOT Show 2017

Hurricane Butterfly has been importing and exporting firearms, components, and manufacturing for many years. With deliveries starting this month, they’re now officially diving into sales of their own firearms, too….

Silencerco CEO: Hopes ATF Won’t Fight Hearing Protection Act

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According to SilencerCo’s CEO Josh Waldron, Trump’s two oldest sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, use SilencerCo products. SilencerCo was an early and vocal endorser of Donald Trump for President. As a result, Mr. Waldron…

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For National Reciprocity, What We Need is a Federal Concealed Carry Permit

Reader Ben from VT writes: There’s been a lot of discussion since the election about the prospects for the passage of a national reciprocity bill. That would allow anyone licensed…

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Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: Chicago’s Law Enforcement Culture is Broken

“The weapons charges are flat. Almost everything else except weapons takes precedence. To me, that’s a cultural thing we need to overcome.” – Anonymous ATF agent in THE WATCHDOGS: Despite…