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Department of Justice Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Rare Breed Triggers

Federal Judge Nina R. Morrison has issued a preliminary injunction in favor of the ATF in United States v. Rare Breed Triggers, LLC.

ATF Attempt Radical Change of Definitions for “Personal Collection”

The new ATF rule are to completely redefine "personal collection," "personal collection of firearms," "personal firearms collection," and "hobby."

Federal Judge Blasts ATF for its ‘Heavy-Handed Exercise of Revocations’

"Still, this sort of heavy-handed exercise of revocations, as opposed to warnings or suspensions, foments antipathy for government agencies,” Judge Cogburn wrote.

ATF Inspector Seizes Gun Store Records Without A Warrant

An ATF Industry Operations Inspector (IOI) violated federal law when they seized an FFL's completed Form 4473s, taking them off-site to make copies.

ATF Sends Out New Letters Trying To Seize Forced Reset Triggers

The ATF is starting a new purge of forced reset triggers, including the FRT-15 and the WOT sold directly from Rare Breed Triggers.

Criminal Complaint Filed in Montana Gun Free School Zone Case

The criminal complaint has been filed in the Gabriel Metcalf Gun Free School Zone case in Billings, Montana.

Montana Man Arrested by ATF for Carrying Gun in a School Zone

A US Attorney has charged a Montana man with carrying a firearm in a federal gun free school zone, under the Gun Free School Zone Act.

National Review’s Reporting FAIL on ATF Frame or Receiver Rule

It’s surprising when the conservative National Review seemingly bends over backward to defend the weaponized agency in a poorly researched and written piece.

How the ATF is Deceiving Media in their War on Gun Dealers

The more scrutiny the ATF receives, the more difficult it will be for them to continue violating our constitutional rights. But remember that ATF officials are masters of hoodwinking and gaslighting the media and the public.

Public Strongly Supporting Texas Gun Dealer Targeted by ATF

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recently targeted a Texas gun dealer's Federal Firearms License for revocation.

VanDerStok v. Garland Update, Supreme Court Grants Stay on ATF Final Rule

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision, granted an emergency to the Biden administration in the case of VanDerStok v. Garland.

5th Circuit Court Invalidates ATF Bump-Stock Rule Congress NOT ATF Makes the Law

Thus, Congress, not ATF or the courts, must decide if bump stocks—or any other firearm—should be criminally outlawed, and Congress has not done that with bump stocks.