While SIG argues that its device is simply a muzzle brake, the ATF says that it’s the main component for a silencer and is therefore a silencer. Read more
Following a controversial ruling that banned a specific type of surplus Russian ammo, three congressmen penned a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives asking it to clarify its ruling on armor piercing ammunition.
Until the figure is adjusted, last month’s firearm background check numbers were the biggest in NICS history, and the third biggest month overall.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Monday that it has deemed Russian surplus ’7N6′ 5.45×39 type ammo “armor piercing” when fired out of a handgun so it cannot be imported into the United States. Read more
A U.S. congressman made an official inquiry into whether or not the ATF has plans to ban the importation of the 7N6 offering of the 5.45×39 cartridge, and gun groups are already calling for action based on the speculations.
Nebraska governor signed into law a bill that allows individuals with developmental disabilities to obtain hunting permits if they meet certain qualifications, and also repeals a statute that prevents the sale of long guns from non-contiguous states.
For the second year in a row, the U.S. Concealed Carry Association kicked off its “Gun-A-Day” promotion, by giving away a gun every day throughout the entire month of April. Read more