Ares Armor Makes Lemonade With “BATFE Inspected Quality” LPKs

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The ATF’s jackbooted and illegal raid on Ares Armor has made headlines for days, but it doesn’t seem to have intimidated the National City, CA manufacturer one bit. Instead of…

ATF Report: AR-15 Manufacture Doubled From 2011 To 2012

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Because we’re a few months into 2014, the ATF has just released their annual “Annual Firearms Manufacturing And Export Report” for the calendar year…2012. It’s a year late and a…

Report: ATFE Finally Sacking, Demoting Fast & Furious Agents

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Call it some long-delayed house cleaning, now that the election is over and there’s no longer a political penalty to pay. I call it too little and far too late….

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ATF Death Watch 134: Why Not Eliminate the ATF?

In what appears to be a pre-emptive move to appeal to centrist and fiscally conservative voters this coming November, President Obama has proposed abolishing and/or merging five federal agencies and…

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Medical Marijuana CCW Update: SCOTUS Declines Cert

  Back in April of 2011, we reported on the donnybrook between some Oregon sheriffs and the Beaver State’s pistol-packing medical marijuana users.  The sheriffs initially refused to issue CCW…

ATFE Investigates U.S. Army’s Lost AK-74s: I Feel So Much Better Now

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We’ve heard plenty about the ‘seepage’ of arms from the Mexican army and police forces into criminal hands, but we’re not quite so used to it happening here at home. …

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ATF Reshuffles the Gunwalker Deck.

Ah Spring. That time of year when a senior ATF agent’s thoughts turn to CYA. And so it is with little surprise that we report to you, gentle reader, that…

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A Little Media Advice for the ATF

While I write about guns here on TTAG, my main gig is as a marketing guy. As such, I have a little different perspective on a lot of news stories….

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Buying Firearms in the Age of Uncertainty.

All the results are in. The science is settled. No bout a-doubt it. What am I talking about? Global Warming? Nope. The Rise of Socialism? Not a chance. My being…

We’re From the Government. We’re Here to Help (You Transfer a Firearm).

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While all our lonely eyes are turned toward the TSA and their desire to either give us cancer or feel us up, there’s another set of regulations that the government…

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The Department of Justice Doth Proclaim Too Much

The feds would like the public to file all their law enforcement efforts under “Your Tax Money Hard at Work.” But sometimes you gotta wonder. For example, the Department of…