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

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“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…

Quote of the Day: The ATF Figures It Out

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“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…

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

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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….

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

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…

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

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“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…

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ATF Approves SB Tactical Collapsible Pistol Arm Brace

SB Tactical‘s pistol arm brace concept has had a profound impact on the firearms market; it single-handedly (pun intended) saved the AR-15 pistol from obscurity. Up to now, the pistol arm brace has…

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Felonies, Fines, Probation Over Stag Arms’ Sloppy Accounting Practices

You may remember that Stag Arms ran into some regulatory trouble with our friends at the ATF last year at this time. They seemed to have had difficulty accounting for…

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Oversight and Judiciary Could Ask ATF about Twin Peaks Ballistics Report

“A McLennan County investigator has obtained a search warrant to extract a bullet from the arm of a biker — killed last week in a wreck — who was wounded…

ATF Imposes Unofficial One-Year Waiting Period For Suppressor Transfers

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Canadian shooters don’t exactly live in a gun-owner’s paradise. Still, the news isn’t all bad up there. That image isn’t Photoshopped: it’s the Dominion Arms ‘Grizzly’ 8.5″ shotgun. It holds five…

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Deputy Steven Segal to Patrol U.S./Mexico Border. WTH?

I swear, sometimes these stories just write themselves, with news falling like manna from Heaven. THIS is one of those stories. According to CNN.com, Law enforcement officials in Hudspeth County,…

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Eric Holder: The Backstory

Eric Holder. How many times have you read that name lately, on TTAG and elsewhere? In the history of U.S. Attorneys General, I’d bet you a subpoena or six that Holder’s…