Category Archives: NFA Trusts

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UPDATE:  The guidance document has been withdrawn.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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I am NOT the ‘John Pierce’ who founded Pierce-Bainbridge and is representing Kyle Rittenhouse

I have received multiple emails and telephone calls over the last several days asking if I am the attorney named John Pierce who is representing, or fundraising on behalf of, Kyle Rittenhouse. I am NOT that ‘John Pierce’. A quick … Continue reading

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What does the 2019 election mean to Virginia gun owners and FFLs?

Since the 2019 election, my phone has been ringing non-stop.  Gun owners and dealers have heard the Governor and the newly-elected majority bragging about their plans to decimate the right to keep and bear arms in the Commonwealth and they … Continue reading

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