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Candidate Calling for More Gun Laws Proves Gun Laws Don’t Stop Crime

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  Karen Mallard, a school teacher and Democrat running for Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, wants new gun laws.  She proved her conviction by breaking the law and posting the act on her Facebook page.  Original post is embedded below. Yes, Ms. Mallard created an unregistered Short Barreled Rifle, and she claims in interviews following the act that she knew she …

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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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SHOT Show Organizers Call on ATF to Review Bump Fire Stocks

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released a joint statement with the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) requesting ATF review of bump fire stocks, something the ATF has already done a reported four times.  Each of those reviews resulted in the ATF determining that bump fire stocks violate no laws regardless of their purpose or effect.  However, that …

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NRA Opposes Legislative Ban on Bump Fire Stocks

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The National Rifle Association came out against legislation now in both the House and the Senate that would nominally ban the use of bump stocks with wording that could also outlaw many ordinary accessories, such as match triggers or lightened bolt carriers.  This is after several days of NRA officials stating publicly that the organization supports additional regulation for bump …

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NRA Calls for “Additional Regulations” on Bump Fire Stocks

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  “The NRA believes that devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations.” – National Rifle Association The NRA is backing “additional regulations” on devices to accelerate the rate of fire of semi-automatic firearms, including bump fire stocks.  Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox went on record today with the following: “In …

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The Maxim 50 is Now the Maxim 47?

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It was bound to happen. California, New Jersey, and Massachusetts have each served SilencerCo with legal challenges to their new Maxim 50 integrally suppressed muzzleloader.  These party pooper states are upset that their existing laws don’t actually ban something that makes gun people happy, even though it takes forever to load and is still very loud and smoky despite the …

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ATF White Paper Leaked, Revealing Relaxed Regulations

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The Washington Post published a white paper leaked from the ATF that outlines 16 recommendations for loosening regulations on firearms and dealers.  Industry experts have concurred that the white paper is legit, which means we have some very strong allies at the ATF for our efforts to reduce government regulation of the Second Amendment. The white paper is linked below, …