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ATF Association Tells Congress to Change Law or Leave ATF Alone

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The ATF Association is an independent association of BATFE employees, both current and past.  Last week, they sent an open letter to Congress reminding them that the ATF ruled appropriately when finding no law empowering them to regulate bump fire stocks, which they call “bump slides.”  The association takes offense at how the ATF has been used as a scapegoat …

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Governor of US Virgin Islands Signs Gun Confiscation Order

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If I didn’t read this myself, I would say the headline was sensationalistic, but it’s not.  Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp signed an emergency order activating the Virgin Islands National Guard into Territorial Active Military Service in preparation for Hurricane Irma.  By most measures, this would seem to be a prudent and reasonable step for a governor to take. Here’s where …

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News Corp. Still Gets Gun Facts Wrong

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In 2014, Marketwatch.com, a subsidiary of News Corp., published an error-filled slideshow titled “10 Things the Gun Industry Won’t Tell You.”  Two days ago, they republished it with supposed updates.  Well, these updates don’t seem to have gotten the facts any better this time around.  With a list like this, reporter Catey Hill resorts to half-truths and cherry picking to …