Category Archives: Short Barreled Shotguns

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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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UPDATE:  The guidance document has been withdrawn.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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eForm 1: Documents needed

eForm 1 is back!  At the beginning of October, 2018 the ATF announced that Form 1’s were once again available for submission via eForms. Turnaround Time Initial applicants astonishingly reported approvals in as little as 15 days!  And while that … Continue reading

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