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The ATF Needs to Hear From You

Right now, there are two proposed regulations from the ATF that have been drafted and are open to public comment before they go into effect. The ATF needs to hear from you on these rules because they need to know that gun owners care about these issues and will not be quiet. The position […]

Definition of “Frame or Receiver” and Identification of Firearms

For those who aren’t aware, there has been an ongoing problem with ARs and the definition of a firearm. Since the first AR, the serialized lower receiver has been defined as the firearm, however the lower doesn’t fit the definition of a firearm. This means the whole time the ATF has been improperly following their […]

Supreme Court justices reject appeal over bump stock ban

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal of the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic firearms to fire rapidly like machine guns.

The justices did not comment in declining to review a lower court-ruling that upheld the ban, which took effect […]

Americans Bought 13.9 Million Firearms in 2019

The number of NICS background checks conducted by the FBI in 2019 came in at 28,369,750, the highest mark since the agency began the program in 1998. After an adjustment for the volume of concealed-carry permit applications, renewals and other administrative use of the system, Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) estimates the figure […]

Operation Fast and Furious Lawsuit Hearing Date Approaches

(Editor: For those who aren’t aware, Operation Fast and Furious resulted in a Mexican border state law that as a result, affects us here in New Mexico. Due to the botched affair by the then Obama administration which resulted in the death of a Border Patrol and an ICE agent, we have a “special” […]

ATF Bump Stock Ruling

Bump Stock Ruling

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announces that the Department of Justice has amended the regulations of ATF, clarifying that bump stocks fall within the definition of “machine gun” under federal law.

What You Should Know? Bump-stock-devices allow a semiautomatic firearm to shoot more than one shot with a single trigger pull. The […]

Illegal-Gun Sting Backfires

The anti-gunners have long held on to their conviction that it’s so easy to buy guns illegally online. Well, guess what? Federal investigators who participated in a 28-month effort to try to prove that went 0-for-72.

We won’t’ hold our breath waiting for the triumvirate of Democrats—Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Sens. Brian Schatz, […]

Hearing Protection Act MOVES OUT OF COMMITTEE

The Hearing Protection Act was incorporated into the H.R. 3668 The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017, or SHARE ACT which was passed by the House Natural Resources Committee yesterday. This means it will move to the House Floor for a vote. The date has yet to be determined.

Committee Passes Sportsmen’s Legislation […]

ATF Phoenix: Roswell Felon Sentenced to Prison for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of New Mexico

District of New Mexico

For Immediate Release

March 26, 2015

Damon P. Martinez, United States Attorney

Contact: Elizabeth Martinez 505-224-1469

Roswell Felon Sentenced to Prison for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

ALBUQUERQUE – Carlos Franco, 35, of Roswell, N.M., was sentenced […]

Republican Introduces Bill Revoking ATF’s Power to Regulate Ammo

By AWR Hawkins

Republican Introduces Bill Revoking ATF’s Power to Regulate Ammo AmmoLand Gun News

Washington DC – -( On Friday, Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) introduced legislation revoking the ATF’s claim of power to regulate ammunition via “armor piecing” language in the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA).

The ATF is specifically claiming the […]