They know they can't beat us in a debate of ideas, so they are trying to simply silence us! It worked. Breaking: #3 Ranked GOPer Joining Dems To Impeach Trump Today! The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) just announced that it is redefining a pistol that was approved during the Obama years, turning untold numbers of gun owners into felons over night. These men and women served and literally sacrificed limbs for their country. This ATF ruling now puts all of us in jeopardy of being turned into felons overnight! A new rule quietly floated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) would outlaw millions of guns and turn gun owners into criminals. This Week: Push to Force FBI Director Wray to Answer for Hunter Biden Cover-Up! Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Breaking: Trump Takes Stand Against United Nations' Abortion Agenda! Disgusting: Pelosi & McConnell Preparing to Override Trump's Vetoes, Getting Closer to Blocking Joe Biden's So-Called Win*. The ATF has announced new guidance on how it will determine the overall length of AR pistols and what does or does not enter into NFA territory when is comes to pistols utilizing a stabilizing brace along with other accessories. Note to readers: Please click the share buttons above or below. We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. July 2020: FFL Newsletter Index The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) recategorized a popular Q, LLC-manufactured AR-15 pistol with stabilizer brace as a Short Barreled Rifle (SBR), which places the gun under the purview of the National Firearms Act (1934). Bosco had to submit his design to the ATF for them to verify that it was not a butt stock. By Max McGuire / 10/08/2020 / Gun Rights, Today's Action Alerts. It was designed specifically for disabled veterans coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan. Gen. William Barr demanding ATF refrain from drafting the rules without Congressional purview. This guidance comes after a lot of quesitons as to when you could or could not put a vertical foregrip on an AR pistol. The order indicated that the Honeybadger, in large part due to the SB Tactical pistol brace, was an SBR – not an AR pistol. More GOPers Cave, Agree To Certify Disputed Results. The ATF is at it again. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. The ATF… I have a letter signed by the head of the ATF's technology branch under the Obama administration stating that it is legal for me to own this pistol. It is legal to own a pistol. We have a long history of putting a stop to these unconstitutional ATF gun grabs. After a long deliberation, the ATF concluded that the SB-15 arm brace was NOT a butt stock and could be added to a pistol without turning it into an illegal short-barreled rifle. ATF is pleased to provide you with the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5). Last Friday, October 9, 2020, our attorneys received a letter from ATF Chief Counsel Joel Roessner “temporarily suspending the Cease and Desist letter” associated with the Honey Badger … But before we get into this radical new ruling, I need to explain how we got there. The ATF backed down. Just think about that for a second. The next thing you need to know is that our gun laws are stupid. Breaking: Dominion Voting Systems Refuses To Attend Hearing! These publications will help you comply with federal and state firearms laws and, specifically, with the Gun Control Act of 1968.. Read the Special Message from Acting Director Regina Lombardo Schaftlein Report | The Spectacle of Trump’s trial set to begin February 8, Psaki retracts Biden comments on COVID vaccine, won’t be widely available by spring, HR1: The “For The People Act” Is Actually The “Government Against The People Act”, WATCH: Rand Paul’s BLISTERING Speech Puts The Bogus Impeachment In Proper Perspective, Situation Update – Trump makes moves toward parallel presidency as Biden agenda blockaded. A recent interpretive change within the ATF could reclassify pistols and rifles based merely on the inclusion of rifle sights and the use of 5.56 caliber ammunition. It was designed to go on the back of a pistol to allow disabled Americans to better fire a handgun one-handed. © Copyright Great American Politics. “GOA will rally the grassroots to fight these regulations, and if they eventually go into effect, we will commence immediate legal action to protect gun owners,” Erich Pratt, senior vice president of Gun Owners of America said in a statement. 0. Even though they have paperwork from the ATF verifying that their gun is legal to sell, the ATF just abruptly changed its mind and reclassified the gun as a short-barreled rifle. We need your help to fight back! Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation. Office of Regulatory Affairs, Enforcement Programs and Services, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ATTN: ATF 2020R-J0 Mail Stop 6N- 518 99 New York Ave. NE Washington, DC 20226; Facsimile: Faxed comments must: a. We got that ruling after the Supreme Court overturned a DC law that required gun owners to disassemble their handguns when not in use. Now, after owning and using these devices legally for years, the ATF is back to try to turn them into felons again. etc. On August 3, 2020, gun maker Q received a cease-and-desist letter from the agency regarding its Honeybadger AR pistol. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is warning that this ruling is about to be imposed nationwide, revoking pro-gun ruling from the Obama ATF and turning all of these Americans into felons overnight. Traitor: Mitt Romney Blocking Biden Crime Family Subpoenas! ATF Procedure 2020-1 – Recordkeeping Procedure for Non-Over-the-Counter Firearm Sales by Licensees to Unlicensed In-State Residents That are NICS Exempt. Traitors: Republicans Sabotage Trump's Election Challenges! A pistol is defined as a short barreled weapon designed to be fired one-handed. 2:58. Not because I am disabled, but because it makes it easier to safely and accurately fire one of my heavier pistols one-handed. There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions of Americans with arm braces on their pistols. The key component is whether a firearm is designed to be pressed against the shooter’s shoulder. All rights reserved. If you spend time watching YouTube videos and trolling the gunosphere, you may have run across some videos and other posts announcing that the ATF has now considers any braced AR or AK pistol to be “ any other weapon ” and is therefore regulated under the National Firearms Act, with all of the paperwork and taxes that goes along with it. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston. There are some four million in circulation. Fax: (202) 648-9741. You need to stand up and fight right now before it's too late! Be on 8 ½” x 11″ paper Other companies came out with their own competing designs. Be legible and appear in minimum 12-point font size (.17 inches) b. October 27, 2020. in Gun Laws. Merry Christmas: We're Giving Away a Glock 17! That means there is still time left to stop this, but the window is closing…. Please, we urgently need your help! If you enjoyed this content and want more like it, please subscribe to our free email newsletter right now by clicking here and help us get around Google and Facebook's algorithms! The ATF has withdrawn this proposed rules change after 89 Congressmen signed a letter demanding that the agency abandon the rules change. In fact, that is their end goal. On his June 16, 2020, “Hot Takes” podcast, Gaetz announced that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (BATFE, also known as “ATF”) was secretly implementing a ban that would affect hundreds of thousands of U.S. gun owners. December 22, 2020. Alex Bosco wanted to help soldiers with disabilities re-enter the shooting sports. When Obama tried to redefine environmental regulations to make it illegal to fire lead ammunition on public lands, we rallied Conservatives to fight back and Congress shut it down. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. The quiet notice, posted to the Federal Register by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives on Dec. 31, 2020, officially announced the withdrawal of … 7 Oct 2020 718. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Breaking: GOPers Turning On Mitch, Agreeing to Challenge Electoral College! Liberal tech companies like Facebook and Google are desperately trying to stop us from delivering this content to conservatives like you! The pistol brace, or Pistol Stabilizing Brace (PSB), has been in common use for eight years now. The ATF is going against executive orders and making secret rules and policy without the public's knowledge and yet are held responsible to follow said secret rules. Despite the recent stay of their cease and desist order, the the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has disturbed a hornet’s nest with its reclassification of the Q Honey Badger as a Short-Barreled Rifle (SBR). I own one of these braces. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz announced on his podcast "Hot Takes with Matt Gaetz" the ATF is crafting new rules concerning pistol braces. Importing firearms is subject to the National Firearms Act that meets the standard the ATF has set for firearms determined to be used for sporting purposes. ", This is what we were talking about. On the surface they are trying a brace ban. Two months ago, we warned you this was coming. They are secretly trying to ban the brace. Summary The Connecticut Constitution (Article First, § 15) gives every citizen the right to … As if 2020 couldn’t get any more tumultuous, the ATF seems like it has taken a particular interest in stirring up the pot for firearms owners in these later months by sneaking further restrictive measures into current firearms laws. Considering the fact that this order came down while Trump was in the hospital, I doubt that it was at his direction. Breaking: GOP Cowards Cave, Agree to Certify Detroit's Disputed Votes, Unbelievable: 'Glitches' In Election Systems *May* Have Changed Results, Dems Just "Flipped" Another State Where Trump Had A 400k Vote Lead. In an ATF letter obtained by firearms legal expert, attorney Adam Kraut, the ATF is no longer allowing overall gun measurements to include “stabilizing braces” used to brace the gun against the user’s forearm, meaning that many popular guns like the AR pistol could be under their standard length and subject to the National Firearms Act (NFA) regulations if they have a vertical foregrip … It is insane that we have been fighting a 5+ year battle over the legality of a device designed to help disabled military veterans get back into the shooting sports. Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the NSSF, the gun industry group, called the Biden gun-control plan as an “agenda” for Biden to change and expand the regulations under the 1934 Act that is overall “unconstitutional and unworkable.” But if you put a butt-stock on a pistol, that transforms the gun into short-barreled rifle, which requires a special tax and permission to own it from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The agency ordered a review in October following intervention from the White House. Breaking: Facebook and Twitter's CEOS Just Lied To Congress About Censorship! Year in Review: Major Pennsylvania and Federal Firearms Law Cases of 2020; ATF Withdrawals Notice and Request for Comment Regarding Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with Stabilizing Braces; Jonathan Moore. Happening Today: Congress Voting To Stop The Steal! We enter 2020 secure in the knowledge that the Texas Legislature has our back on gun rights. This is why we need to begin eliminating these un-American agencies. Join today's campaign and tell Congress right now that they must STOP the ATF from pushing through their new gun ban and turning hundreds of thousands of law-abiding Americans into felons! The pistol needs this brace because the AR-15 pistol is the essentially the same firearm as the AR-15 rifle but with the shoulder stock removed. The Honeybadger Pistol by Q. Copyright 2019 CD Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved. You may opt out at anytime. The Devil In The Details Of ATF’s Proposed Rules On Pistol Braces Posted at 5:30 pm on December 18, 2020 by Cam Edwards Mail: Office of Regulatory Affairs, Enforcement Programs and Services, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 99 New York Ave. NE, Mail Stop 6N-518, Washington, DC 20226; ATTN: ATF 2020R-10. (This report updates OLR Report 2013-R-0001.) Gaetz said he and six of his congressional colleagues have sent a letter to the acting ATF director, Regina Lombardo, and Atty. The letter fails to acknowledge conflicting reports that ATF officials had given SB Tactical the go-ahead to proceed with the development of new braces based on ATF's initial decision letter. ATF Changes the Rules on AR Pistol Overall Length Please pass this along to those you know who this will affect!! Completing this poll grants you access to Great American Politics updates free of charge. It is also legal to own a rifle, which is defined as a long-barreled weapon designed to be fired from the shoulder. Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website. Second Amendment supporters were furious over the proposed outlawing of millions of weapons and the registration by gun owners. But the ATF is doing a complete 180° turn and changing its mind. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. If you have a gun-violence restraining order, you’ll be prohibited from buying a firearm for up to five … The AR-15 pistol uses an arm brace system to stabilize the firearm as it is being fired. Government bureaucrats should not be allowed to just arbitrarily decide whether a particular gun is legal or not, and they certainly shouldn't be allowed to change their mind four times in less than eight years…, The good news is that Rep. Gaetz blew the whistle before the ATF had a chance to publish the new rules. Day in and day out these unaccountable agencies make these un-American rules without anyone voting on anything, without regard to the U.S. Constitution and without a by your mind to America. The ATF published a notice last Thursday that it intended to outlaw the AR-15 pistol and similar firearms and that existing weapons will have to be destroyed, turned over to authorities, and owners to register. UPDATE, Dec. 23, 2020: Several days after publication of this story, the ATF withdrew its Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces” guidance. There are as many as 4 million of these type of weapons in the U.S. On top of that, the ATF intends to impose a $200 tax per gun owner. If you want proof, look no further than the 10 bills that went into effect last year. Breaking: ATF Bans Legal Handgun, Turning Innocent Gun Owners Into Felons Overnight. The controversy stems from how federal law distinguishes between short-barrel rifles and shotguns, both of which must be registered and require a $200 tax stamp, and pistols that do not require either. Everyone who owns this gun is now a felon unless they disassemble it. 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