ATF: Accessories Submitted for GCA or NFA Approval Must Be Submitted With a Firearm

The ATF’s Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch just sent out the following notification via email: Effective Immediately: The Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB) classifies firearms as defined by the Gun Control Act (GCA) and National Firearms Act (NFA) based on the configuration and the design features of the firearm as submitted by members of […]

What IS A Bump Fire Stock?

If you somehow haven’t noticed, one of the most controversial firearm accessories these days are “bump fire stocks,” which a few states have hastily outlawed along with a supposed impending (at the time of this writing) federal ban pending according to the current administration. In the current political climate, many people want to see bump […]

Florida Gun Owners Have Until September 30 to Get Rid of Their Bump Stocks

Effective October 1, any Floridian in possession of a bump fire stock or similar accessory commits a third degree felony thanks to the capitulation of Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Republican Party. §790.222 Bump-fire stocks prohibited — A person may not import into this state or transfer, distribute, sell, keep for sale, offer for sale, possess, or give to another person a […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Regulating Bump Fire Stocks Out of Existence Via the Courts – Enter to Win 1000 Rounds of IMI 9mm Ammo

“We as a society have decided that guns should be allowed and extensively regulated. The legitimate uses are deemed to outweigh the risks of misuse. The dangers of bump stocks are far greater. Rapid-fire capability isn’t protected by the Second Amendment. Using a ‘full auto’ rifle for self-defense would be like using a cannon.” – Steve […]

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 . . .

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 like the ‘bump slide’ used in the Las Vegas shootings.” The ATF’s former Director of Field Operations and current head of the Association for Former/retired ATF […]

TTAG Daily Digest: Doing Something in Congress, Gun-Free Zones Work in Las Vegas and Silencers for Cops

Stop me before I Fudd again! . . . One gun owner’s plea for Congress to do something I own multiple shotguns, handguns and rifles, including an AR-15. Unfortunately, when the gun-control debate is reignited by another mass shooting, my voice is often unheard. Maybe my message is drowned out by the NRA’s continued silence. Perhaps […]

Poll: 79% of Registered Voters Support Banning Bump Fire Stocks

According to a new poll released by MorningConsult.com a whopping 79 percent of registered voters support banning bump fire stocks. The majority — 69 percent — strongly support the measure. In the wake of any highly publicized shooting, public sentiment invariably swings in favor of additional regulation. The clearest example: the furor following the Sandy Hook […]

LaRue Tactical Calls For Bump Fire Regulation

Reflecting the growing split within the pro-Second Amendment community, Mark Larue of LaRue Tactical has let it be known he won’t be sad to see bump fire stocks go the way of the dodo. Staunch gun rights supporters like the Military Arms Channel aren’t happy about it. To recap . . . Bump fire stocks […]

Marion Hammer: NRA Never Wanted Legal Machine Guns, Bump Fire Stocks

Marion Hammer is the president of the United Sportsmen of Florida. She’s also a past president of the National Rifle Association and currently an NRA Lobbyist. She sent the following letter Monday: DATE:   October 9, 2017 TO:       My Fellow Board & Council Members & Friends FROM:  Marion Hammer, NRA past president RE:       Misinformation and Distortion Anger […]

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