Category Archives: BATFE

ATF is trying to redefine pistol braces yet again

UPDATE:  The guidance document has been withdrawn. Before we talk about the latest development, let’s take a second to bring everyone up to speed on the long history of this issue. March 2014 – They are fine Back in March … Continue reading

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Those who renounce their US Citizenship can never own guns again even if they regain citizenship

What happens to your gun rights after renouncing your citizenship?  Today’s post looks at this issue. A few weeks ago I received a call from a woman who had renounced her citizenship in 2016.  I do not know if she … Continue reading

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May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?

In the United States, citizenship is a complicated issue and it becomes even more so when firearms are involved.  A very common question I am asked is “May non-immigrant aliens buy firearms?” The answer, as is often the case with … Continue reading

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