NRA-ILA Bump Stock Argument to ATF: Amnesty for Owners and Open the Registry

On March 29, ATF posted a notice of proposed rulemaking (Docket Number ATF2017R-22) to the federal register that would amend the existing definition of what constitutes a “machine gun” used in the enforcement of federal gun laws. The purpose is to re-classify bump stocks as NFA-regualted items. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action […]

ATF’s Bump Stock Regulation Comment Period Ends Tomorrow

UPDATE: The comment period for letting the ATF know your feelings about regulating bump fire stocks (and probably binary triggers, too) like machine guns closes at midnight tomorrow. A little over 82,000 comments have been entered so far. You can read the ATF’s proposed rule and let your opinion be known here or click the image […]

How Long Does NICS Keep Purchase Records?

The NICS has been the subject of much discussion lately thanks to the FixNICS bill, and mostly because the system clearly doesn’t work as well as it should. Lots of gun owners worry that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System – or NICS – has records of gun buyers and the firearms they purchased. […]

Guns! Untraceable Guns! Ghost Guns! The Wall Street Journal Flips Out

The Rise of Untraceable ‘Ghost Guns’ the Wall Street Journal headline proclaims. An emerging black-market gun-making industry lets buyers bypass background checks and gun regulations, authorities say the sub-head adds. Oh no! . . . Americans exercising their right to keep and bear arms without background checks and gun regulations! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! […]

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