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Category Archives: Federal Law
Federal judge in Texas has denied a request for preliminary injunction against the arm brace rule
ATF Regulation 2021R-08F which effectively redefines arm-braces as butt-stocks for purposes of evaluating whether a firearm falls under the purview of the National Firearms Act (NFA), went into effect on January 31, 2023, and the amnesty period for compliance ends … Continue reading
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The easiest way to understand the arm brace rule
During one of the virtual training sessions the ATF held earlier this week, one of the presenters made a statement that I think bears repeating. While it isn’t 100% perfect, I think it can help eliminate some of the misunderstandings … Continue reading
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Is this the end of Form 1 suppressors?
Over the last week, my phone has been ringing non-stop with questions about the ATF’s mercurial position on Form 1 suppressors. For those of you who are not aware, here is a rough timeline of what has occurred: Phase 1 … Continue reading
Posted in Administrative Law, ATF, ATF Guidance Letters, ATF Ruling, BATFE, eForms, Federal Law, Form 1, Manufacturing, Solvent Traps, Tax Stamp Comments Off on Is this the end of Form 1 suppressors?
ATF Withdraws Their Ill-Conceived Guidance on Stabilizing Braces
Last week I wrote an article in which I discussed the ATF’s published guidance document in the Federal Register entitled Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces”. In that article, I noted that there were numerous problems with the … Continue reading
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