ATF: Chunk of unusable plastic is a firearm
Well, unless I’m missing something.
Well, unless I’m missing something.
They’ve reviewed it and noted it has a steal core. And since this company makes a pistol that shoots the ammo, the cannot be imported. So, if someone were to make a 7.62x54R pistol, I guess that ammo would be illegal. Even if the pistol wasn’t popular.
Looks like the deadline for comment is tonight. And here’s Sebastian’s analysis on it along with comments.
I thought this was old news but it’s making the rounds again. ATF says the SB-15 is still a brace, even if you use it from the shoulder. Like AR-15 pistol buffers.
Seems the removable serial number plate makes them so. Glocks also have a serial number plate. Apparently, if removal would do damage to the gun, it’s OK.
And another meme here, making up crimes.
A judge has lambasted ATF for making crime instead of doing their job:
The time has come to remind the Executive Branch that the Constitution charges it with law enforcement — not crime creation. A reverse-sting operation like this one transcends the bounds of due process and makes the Government the oppressor of its people
The ATF has a history of changing rules and regs (and, essentially, gun law) because they feel like it. A judge has come down on them for it. Once before, ATF said if it’s not a A, B, C, or D, it’s an AOW and a judge struck that down too.
Ares Armor CEO Tries to Reason with ATF over Customer Privacy; Raid Ensues. Now, Ares is posting photos from the surveillance camera footage* of ATF agent’s various clusterfuckery on their facebook page and turning them into internet memes. The ironic bit is that ATF is now butthurt and has asked Ares to stop posting those photos citing officer privacy.
Personally, I would post photos zooming in on badge numbers and names of the agents.
* I bet future raids involve taking all security cameras and storage.
ATF walked right through that restraining order
Video of ATF raiding Ares Armor despite the restraining order against ATF:
Rumor is that ATF is taking the position that 80% lower receivers with the parts you’re to mill out being a different color makes them some number more than 80% and, thus, they are a firearm instead of a part.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives searched a business and Bakersfield home Friday.
EP Armory is owned by Chris Cook. The business opened a storefront March 1 on District Boulevard near Gosford Road.
The store was closed today while agents searched it.
A home belonging to Chris Cook on Holabird Avenue was also searched.
“Obviously when somebody is going through all of your personal things it’s pretty unnerving,” said EP Armory owner Chris Cook.
The ATF was not able to provide information on the on-going investigation.(of course – ed.)
EP makes 80% polymer AR lowers. In Cali. The store is open again.
The changes to NICS access isn’t that frightening. However, why maintain a database of those who have been denied? I mean, it’s not like ATF pursues those people in the first place.
Not much will happen. But ATF is set to appear before congress to address their botched storefront operations.
ATF sends a man deep undercover. Then he’s found out. So, ATF does not protect him and tries to frame him for arson. They also performed illegal surveillance on him. A special agent in charge calls ATF embarrassing.
Correspondence from ATF citing they cannot comply because of the Tiahrt amendment. Pasted below fold because subguns.com links are temporary.
Into ATF shenanigans. It’s been investigated for a while with no results. And the press keeps lying about it being a “botched” operation.
Provisions historically in ATF funding to protect gun owners are being stripped. Is the administration is looking at creating a registry?
Remember the Akins Accelerator? It was a spring loaded bump fire stock that mimicked full auto. Well, ATF said the non-working version they tested was not an NFA weapon. It didn’t work because tech branch couldn’t figure it out, supposedly. Now, the stock sans spring could probably be used for bumpfire, which is basically what Slidefire did. And ATF signed off on it. So, I wonder what will happen here (go to about 1:15):
By pressing forward, you are actuating the trigger with each pull, I suppose. But I’m figuring ATF may get curious about it.
One of the guns turned up in a shootout between authorities and cartel gunmen. The press keeps calling fast and furious a “botched” operation. It was not botched, it worked as planned.
The ATF seems to have a lot of those. Isolated incidents, I’m sure.
There’s a whole lot of WTF going on here:
Aaron Key wasn’t sure he wanted a tattoo on his neck. Especially one of a giant squid smoking a joint.
But the guys running Squid’s Smoke Shop in Portland, Ore., convinced him: It would be a perfect way to promote their store.
They would even pay him and a friend $150 apiece if they agreed to turn their bodies into walking billboards.
Key, who is mentally disabled, was swayed.
He and his friend, Marquis Glover, liked Squid’s. It was their hangout. The 19-year-olds spent many afternoons there playing Xbox and chatting with the owner, “Squid,” and the store clerks.
So they took the money and got the ink etched on their necks, tentacles creeping down to their collarbones.
It would be months before the young men learned the whole thing was a setup. The guys running Squid’s were actually undercover ATF agents conducting a sting to get guns away from criminals and drugs off the street.
The tattoos had been sponsored by the U.S. government; advertisements for a fake storefront.
The teens found out as they were arrested and booked into jail.
And why are they in the stop drugs business?
This time, for embezzlement.
Obama admin and ATF are looking into new regulations regarding reporting lost or stolen guns:
The ATF would not comment on the draft rule, since it has not yet been released to the public, but a description provided by the White House asserts that it would target cases where guns go missing “in transit.”
So, guns transported on airlines? Not sure.
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