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The ATF Director Can’t Define the ‘Assault Rifles’ He Was Hired to Outlaw and...

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Biden says he wants to ban assault weapons, but his own ATF Director Steve Dettelbach can't even define what they are: "I'm not a firearms expert" pic.twitter.com/v50ElLnBG3 — RNC Research (@RNCResearch) April 18, 2023 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js he head...

Two Men Found Guilty of Distributing Machinegun Conversion Devices in AutoKey Card Case

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We haven't talked much about the CRS Firearms channel and the AutoKey Card situation, and it's high time we did. A fellow named Matthew Hoover started out on YouTube as a Type 7 FFL...

House Appropriations Committee Raises a Range of Gun Regulation Issues With ATF Director Dettelbach

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Director Steven Dettelbach answered questions from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee. While mostly focused on budget and appropriations matters, committee members asked the...

Silencer Shop Extends Deadline for Tax-Free ATF Form 1 Submissions

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ATF's grace period for registering pistol brace-equipped pistols, which they insist are SBRs, with a waiver of the $200 tax ends soon. For those who are abiding by ATF's ruling rather than removing the...
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ATF Should Fix Its Internal Management Problems Before Its $1.9 Billion Budget is Approved

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From the CCRKBA . . . The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today asked Congress to fully investigate allegations of “substantial waste, mismanagement and unlawful employment practices at the Bureau...
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Resolution Against ATF Pistol Brace Ban Looks to be Moving to House Floor for...

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Legislative Directors in the House of Representatives got the below email yesterday. HJ Res. 44 would express the Congress's displeasure at the ATF's abrupt about face on pistol braces with a de facto ban...
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Guns Rights and Marijuana Use: The Times May Finally Be A-Changin’

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By: C.D. Michel In a 2021 article for California NORML, I discussed how federal gun laws intersect with California’s legalization of recreational marijuana use. In that article, I examined Ninth Circuit authority holding that federal...
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Fifth Circuit Clarifies That Pistol Brace Injunction Covers Named Plaintiffs and All FPC Members

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Earlier this week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the ATF's pistol brace ban until the case can be decided. But as Jeremy pointed out in our earlier...
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FPC Restructures Its Membership in the Wake of the Injunction Blocking ATF Pistol Brace...

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Last week, a Fifth Circuit District Judge issued an injunction blocking ATF enforcement of its new pistol brace rule that goes into effect tomorrow. The judge made it clear that the injunction covers all...
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Three Injunctions Now Block ATF’s Pistol Brace Ban, Protecting Members of Three Gun Rights...

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Last night, Fifth District Court Judge Drew Tipton issued an injunction blocking the ATF's enforcement of its pistol brace rule that goes into effect today. As with an earlier Fifth Circuit ruling in Mock...

Massive Noncompliance: ATF Says Only 250,000 Braced Pistol Owners Registered Their Guns

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In news that comes as a shock to no one, only only a tiny handful of braced pistol owners jumped through the hoops of completing an eForm 1 for braced pistols they owned during...
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Why Is ATF So Uninterested in Gun Owner and Marijuana User Nikki Fried?

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By Lee Williams  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued a stern warning last week after Minnesota became the 23rd state to legalize recreational marijuana.  After Minnesota legalized cannabis yesterday, the ATF reminded users...