Tactical Atlas Firearm Blog

ATF Rollouts New eForms Online System, BUT Problems Persist

The new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) eForms system is experiencing implementation bugs and problems. These are expected in the rollout of any large software system.

Incremental Strategy to Reform & Repeal the National Firearms Act

A path toward reforming and repealing the National Firearms Act (NFA) by incremental measures. Incremental movement is happening to dismantle the National Firearms Act (NFA), bit by bit.

State Opportunities to Repeal Bans on Gun Mufflers

20 states cede their authority over silencers to the federal government. They should repeal their state bans on silencer possession.

The post State Opportunities to Repeal Bans on Gun Mufflers appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

NFA Repairs Plus ATF Equals …Murky Waters Ahead ~ VIDEO

What is that? You want to drop off your NFA item for a quick repair? Well, get ready to navigate some crazy double talk, government bureaucracy, and dangerous murky waters.

The post NFA Repairs Plus ATF Equals …Murky Waters Ahead ~ VIDEO appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

EPIC Failure ~ Short Barreled Rifles Were NOT Intended to be Regulated by NFA

Short barreled rifles were added to the NFA all because a confused congressman from Minnesota did not realize he was asking for exactly the opposite of what he claimed he desired.

The post EPIC Failure ~ Short Barreled Rifles Were NOT Intended to be Regulated by NFA appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

ATF IOIs Temporarily with the NFA Division are Not Hitting Target Metrics

ATF Industry Operations Investigators on temporary detail with the Nation Firearms Act division have not been pulling their weight.

The post ATF IOIs Temporarily with the NFA Division are Not Hitting Target Metrics appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

How Many Prosecutions For Illegally Owned Suppressors Happen in the USA?

Very few people are prosecuted for the illegal possession of silencers each year. Internet searches turned up 32 cases in the last five years. An academic paper estimated less than 200 per year.

The post How Many Prosecutions For Illegally Owned Suppressors Happen in the USA? appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

ATF Rules Capricious, Arbitrary, Political, and Stupid

They define an incompetent administration that revels in power but has no idea how to effect basic management controls.

The post ATF Rules Capricious, Arbitrary, Political, and Stupid appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

Is ATF Going To Make Pistols, Based On Rifles, NFA Items Because of Weight?

The law office of Wiley Rein released a client alert where they theorized the ATF might move to make AK pistols and AR pistols NFA items. Is ATF saying that pistols weigh too much!?

The post Is ATF Going To Make Pistols, Based On Rifles, NFA Items Because of Weight? appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

80% Silencers, the Political Ramifications of Mass Ownership

The political ramifications of 80% silencers and the growing multitudes of legal gun or rifle silencer owners are reaching critical mass.

The post 80% Silencers, the Political Ramifications of Mass Ownership appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

Building 80% Gun Silencers, The Parts, The Forms, The Warnings

Silencers have become easier to make. The bureaucratic hurdles have been reduced. About 10-20% of legal silencers are homemade.

The post Building 80% Gun Silencers, The Parts, The Forms, The Warnings appeared first on AmmoLand.com.