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DOJ Backs ATF’s Hunter Biden Privacy Excuse in FOIA Appeal

Basically, the official Biden DOJ position is that the Hunter Biden gun story is none of our business. (Cropped from photo by acaben: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)-“You appealed on behalf of your client, David Codrea, from the action of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on your client’s Freedom of Information Act request to certain records concerning Hunter Biden,” a Wednesday letter to attorney Stephen Stamb...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Fbi, Foia, Secret Service, Department Of Justice, Resistance, Biden, Doj, Delaware, ATF, David Codrea, Hurd, House of Representative, Gun Rights News, RKBA


NRA-ILA Files Amicus Curiae Opposing ATF’s Illegal Bump-Stock Ban

The NRA is continuing the fight against the banning of bump stocks. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Last week, NRA-ILA filed an amicus curiae (or friend of the court) brief in support of a challenge to ATF’s 2018 rule that classified bump stocks as machineguns. The case is before an en banc panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. ATF had determined that bump stocks were not machine guns on ten separate occasions from 2008 to 2017. But that changed in 2018 when ATF announced that it wo...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Nra, IMG, ATF, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Gun Owners of America, NRA ILA Files Amicus Curiae, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ATF, Garland Please


ATF First Says They Will Prosecute FFL/SOTs For Early Form 2s Then Walks It Back

ATF Confusion Chaos Misleading Road Sign iStock-BrianAJackson 649236630 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- According to a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) internal document obtained by AmmoLand News, employees of the federal agency will start referring cases of manufactures filing Form 2s early for…(wait for it)… criminal prosecution!   After AmmoLand News requested comments about the new rule the ATF walked back the statement by deleting it from a revised memo. When a manufac...
Tags: Guns, John, Nra, Northern Virginia, ATF, Olson, NFA, Robert Olson, IOI, SOT, Federal Firearms License FFL, John Crump, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Gun Owners of America, AmmoLand News


Washington Post Defense Of Chipman Reinforces Need To Defeat His Nomination

Second Amendment Activist Protest Activism Take Action Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Give this to the editorial board of the Washington Post: They made it clear what they think of those who wish to exercise their Second Amendment rights when trying to salvage the nomination of David Chipman. But by doing so, they did Chipman – and themselves – no favors. If anything, they justify the opposition to his confirmation. Let’s make it clear, the Washington Post, in pushing this avowed enemy of ...
Tags: Post, New York, Media, Guns, Washington Post, Reagan, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, Border Patrol, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Harold, ATF, BATFE, Chipman, Gun Rights News


Chipman ATF Nomination Hitting More Speed Bumps; Second Hearing Demanded

David Chipman’s nomination to head the ATF is hitting even more speed bumps, including an alarm raised by powerful Sen. Chuck Grassley, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Screen snip, YouTube, Sen. Mike Lee) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The controversial nomination of gun control advocate David Chipman to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has hit more speed bumps, and some of them may be formidable. Senate Judiciary Republicans are calling on Cha...
Tags: Guns, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Bbc, Cnn, United States, Chuck Grassley, Gun Control, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump, Mike Lee, Justice Department, Nra, HARRIS


Below the Radar: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021

Below the Radar: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021 United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- When it comes to our Second Amendment rights, the sad fact is that anti-Second Amendment extremists have a number of avenues to attack them. One of those that Second Amendment supporters have to keep a very watchful eye on are those that attack federal firearms licensees (FFLs), particularly the dealers. In an ideal world, there wouldn’t be legal provisions requiring a license to deal firearms at either t...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Legislation, Reagan, United States, House, Gun Rights, Usc, Second Amendment, Harold, ATF, Markey, Ed Markey, Federal Firearms Licensees, Gun Rights News, FFL


Biden’s ATF Nominee and Mass Surveillance, Erosion of Civil Liberties

David Chipman is a gun-control extremist. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- David Chipman, the Biden administration’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is well known for his employment as a “senior policy advisor” with major gun control organizations, notably Everytown’s “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” and currently, Giffords. Sandwiched between these two jobs, however, was a stint with ShotSpotter as its “Senior Vice President North American Sales,” f...
Tags: Guns, Milwaukee, America, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Chicago, David, Williams, Biden, Forbes, Cook County, IMG, Michael Williams, ATF, Chicago New York, Shotspotter


Even the Left Thinks Biden’s ATF Nominee, David Chipman, is a Racist

By Aidan Johnston David Chipman Linked 7-30-2021 ScreenGrab, Giffords.org has the “courage to fight” so-called “gun violence” but what about charges of racism against one of their star employees? USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- While President Biden’s ATF Director Nominee David Chipman has had a hard time evading his past as a gun control lobbyist, Senate Democrats have been incredibly successful at brushing aside his connections to and allegations of racism. At first, these allegations were uncovere...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Senate, Chicago, Chuck Grassley, Biden, Goa, Illinois, ATF, AAF, Worcester Massachusetts, Shotspotter, Sen Grassley, ACLU NAACP, Chipman, Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking


Conflicting ATF Letters to State FFLs Shows Continued Two-Faced Hypocrisy

Conflicting ATF Letters to State’s FFLs Shows Continued Two-Faced Hypocrisy iStock-BrianAJackson U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is sending letters to Federal Firearms Licensees (FFL) in states that have passed bills protecting the Second Amendment demanding that the FFLs do NOT follow state laws. The ATF, at the same time, sent letters to FFLs telling them to FOLLOW state laws in states that have passed laws that have weakened the Second...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Colorado, Missouri, House, Kansas, John, DEA, Biden, Bureau, Nra, Northern Virginia, ATF, NFA, Kettler


Councilman questions LAPD chief on destructive South LA fireworks explosion

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price questioned Police Chief Michel Moore on Wednesday, July 28, over the destructive fireworks explosion set off on June 30 by an LAPD bomb squad and why his office wasn’t notified in advance about the detonation in his district. Following the hearing, the City Council unanimously approved a motion to order a report from the department on the “failed operation” and how the public will be better protected in the future. The City Attorney’s Office was also in...
Tags: Health, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fireworks, Lapd, Southern California, Moore, South Los Angeles, YMCA, ATF, Los Angeles Police Department, South LA


Bump Stock Battle Rages On As GOA/GOF Files A Supplemental Brief

Bump Stock Battle Rages On As GOA/GOF Files A Supplemental Brief CINCINNATI, OH –-(Ammoland.com)- The battle for bump stock rolls on as attorneys for Gun Owners of America files a supplemental brief to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Gun Owners of America v. Garland. In a statement, Erich Pratt, Senior Vice President of GOA and GOF, said: “We’re pleased to continue the battle against the ATF’s unconstitutional ban on bump stocks. As shown by their Proposed Rules on homemade and braced f...
Tags: Guns, Sixth Circuit, Supreme Court, Congress, United States, John, Goa, Chevron, Cincinnati, Trump, Nra, TVA, Northern Virginia, District Court, ATF, Garland


FBI got inside a KKK group plotting a murder in 2015

By Jason Dearen | Associated Press PALATKA, Fla. — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted another man, who’d pulled up in a metallic blue sedan. They met behind an old fried chicken shack in rural north Florida. “KIGY, my brother,” Moore said. It was shorthand for “Klansman, I greet you.” Birds...
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Amicus Brief Supports GOA Bumpstock Complaint

How many times does this piece of firearms history have to be declared “legal”? U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “David Codrea, Scott Heuman, and Owen Monroe lawfully owned bump stocks,” an amicus brief in support of a complaint by Gun Owners of America, filed Monday in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by attorneys Alan Beck and Stephen Stamboulieh, declares. “They relied on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (‘ATF’) repeated express approval of so-calle...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Sixth Circuit, Supreme Court, Congress, Resistance, Goa, Chevron, Gun Owners of America GOA, ATF, David Codrea, United States Court of Appeals, BATFE, Gun Rights News, Gun Owners of America, RKBA


White House hasn't given up on imperiled ATF nominee

The White House and Democratic Senate leaders are trying to salvage President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, but it's not clear whether enough senators will get behind a nominee who has faced intense opposition from gun rights activists.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Democratic Senate, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, ATF


Los Angeles Federal ‘Strike Force’ Evokes Definition of Insanity

Los Angeles Federal ‘Strike Force’ Evokes Definition of Insanity, iStock-1061172526 U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A new federal strike force launched by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday will focus on disrupting the illegal flow of weapons into Los Angeles from neighboring states while also going after makers of local ‘ghost guns,’ according to local and federal authorities,” The Los Angeles Times parroted Thursday. “Both sources of weapons are a major driver of violence within L.A., and l...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Guns, California, Los Angeles, United States, The Times, Resistance, Times, Lapd, Nra, Moore, U S Justice Department, DSM, The Los Angeles Times, ATF


NRA-ILA: Biden Reiterates Call to Ban 9mm Handguns

Biden reiterates the call to ban 9mm handguns. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- During a July 21 CNN “presidential town hall,” Joe Biden expressed his support for a ban on commonly-owned handguns. Responding to a question about the recent increase in violent crime,  the career politician stated , I’m the only guy that ever got passed legislation, when I was a senator, to make sure we eliminated assault weapons. The idea you need a weapon that can have the ability to fire 20, 30, 40, 50, 12...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, Joe Biden, Cnn, Canada, United States, Biden, District Of Columbia, Gallup, Thomas, Emerald City, Highland Park, Antonin Scalia, Scalia, IMG


Don't let the NRA derail Biden's ATF pick. He's key to fighting gun violence: Ex-ATF agent

I was an NRA police firearms instructor with ATF for several years. I used to believe the NRA represented me, but I haven't felt that way in a long time.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Biden, Usa Today, Nra, Don, ATF


NRA and Republicans out to hobble Biden’s choice for top gun law role

David Chipman’s nomination to lead the ATF could be in trouble – which would be a serious blow to gun control advocatesThe nomination of David Chipman to lead the principal agency that enforces federal gun laws is stalling as Republicans and the National Rifle Association (NRA) seek a major symbolic victory on the ever contentious issue of gun rights.This week Merrick Garland, the attorney general, urged the US Senate to confirm Joe Biden’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms a...
Tags: World news, Joe Biden, US news, US Senate, US gun control, Biden, Nra, ATF, National Rifle Association NRA, Merrick Garland, David Chipman


CAUGHT: Biden’s ‘AFT’ Secretly Changing Rules To Revoke Firearms Licenses

New Leak Shows ATF Changing Secret Rules To Make It Easier To Revoke FFLs WASHINGTON, D.C. -(AmmoLand.com)- A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) leak shows that the organization is changing its secret rules regarding guns sellers to make it easier for the government to strip firearms dealers of their federal firearms license (FFL). In 2020, Gun Owners of America (GOA) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the ATF. The gun-rights group asked the agency ...
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NSSF Welcomes U.S. Senate Introduction of FFL Protection Act

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the firearm industry trade association, welcomes and fully supports U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) introduction of S. 2449. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the firearm industry trade association, welcomes and fully supports U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) introduction of S. 2449, the Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act. The legislation would strengthen and enhance criminal penalt...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Graham, ATF, Sen Lindsey Graham, NSSF, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Lawrence G Keane, Real Solutions Safer Communities, NSSF Welcomes U S Senate


$2,000 checks given to 26 households impacted by LAPD’s fireworks detonation

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Curren Price on Thursday, July 22, announced that the nonprofit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles is giving $2,000 in cash assistance to 26 households in South Los Angeles impacted by a destructive fireworks explosion set off by a police bomb squad. “The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles was designed to rapidly respond to crisis, and we activated immediately after the explosion, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Councilmember Curren Price. Our work i...
Tags: News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fireworks, Lapd, BLM, Eric Garcetti, Southern California, Moore, Curren, South Los Angeles, YMCA, ATF


5 Senators Reportedly ‘Undecided’ On Chipman; Impeachment Resolution Revealed

There is a new twist to David Chipman’s nomination to head the ATF. A dozen House members have signed onto an impeachment resolution even before he’s been confirmed. (Screen snip, YouTube, Sen. Mike Lee) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The drama surrounding gun control advocate David Chipman’s nomination to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has taken on a new complexion as a dozen members of the U.S. House have signed onto an impeachment resolution to remove Chipm...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Congress, Montana, Senate, West Virginia, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, House, Arizona, Gun Control, Fox News, Biden


The NSSF: President Biden’s ATF Nominee in Trouble

By Larry Keane David Chipman’s charm offensive to win over U.S. Senate support is failing. IMG iStock-BrianAJackson 649236630 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- David Chipman’s charm offensive to win over U.S. Senate support is failing. The would-be director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) nominated by President Joe Biden is in trouble and even the most ardent gun control supporters in Congress are admitting it. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Chairman of the U.S. Se...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Maine, Fox News, Biden, Senate Judiciary Committee, U S Senate, IMG, Schumer, ATF, Sen Marco Rubio R Fla, Jeanne Shaheen, Sen Rubio


Curren Price announces fund to help victims of South LA fireworks detonation

By MARGARET SHUTTLEWORTH, City News Service City Councilman Curren Price announced a $1 million emergency fund today to aid South Los Angeles residents impacted by a destructive fireworks explosion set off by an LAPD bomb squad. Price said the money will come from his office’s Environmental Equity and Reimagining Public Safety dollars, and will provide long-term housing, repairs and financial assistance to residents whose homes were damaged by the June 30 blast. “It should never have happened in...
Tags: News, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fireworks, Lapd, BLM, Moore, South Los Angeles, YMCA, ATF, Los Angeles Police Department, El Monte, Ceja, Los Angeles Police Commission


Below The Radar: Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriation Bills

Violent criminals will always ignore gun laws, just as they ignore the myriad other laws that make them violent criminals. IMG NRA-ILA United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- When it comes to appropriations bills, many Second Amendment supporters all too often don’t take much notice, other than to grumble about how Washington politicians are wasting our hard-earned tax dollars. While that is true, these bill often are used to attack our rights. Remember the 1996 Lautenberg amendment? That was insert...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, Legislation, Reagan, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Gun Control, Gun Rights, Harold, IMG, Centers for Disease Control, ATF, Gun Rights News


NRA has hobbled the ATF and turned America into a firearm bazaar. Can Biden change that?

No organization has done more than the NRA to put Americans in the line of fire. The crime wave is really a gun wave, and the death toll is spiking.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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LAPD bomb squad miscalculated explosives before South LA blast, chief says

Technicians with the Los Angeles Police Department’s bomb squad thought they were putting 16.5 pounds of explosive material they confiscated during a raid for illegal fireworks at a home in South L.A. on June 30 inside a containment vehicle, where they would safely detonate it, authorities said. LAPD Chief Michel Moore gives an update into the June 30 fireworks blast that sent 17 neighbors and first responders to the hospital and destroyed an LAPD bomb squad truck. Chief Moore was joined by AT...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Oklahoma, Lapd, San Pedro, Colton, Moore, ATF, Los Angeles Police Department, South LA, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Gardena, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB


Anderson Manufacturing Claims #1 Spot in US Firearms Production

For the third year running, Anderson Manufacturing has once again claimed the #1 spot in “Miscellaneous Firearms Production.” This unprecedented accomplishment follows on the heels of two previous years where Anderson Manufacturing produced well over 300,000 firearms outranking other firearms giants like Brownells, Ruger, Mossberg, and Palmetto State Armory. Anderson Manufacturing @ TFB: NEW: Anderson […] Read More … The post Anderson Manufacturing Claims #1 Spot in US Firearms Production appea...
Tags: News, Guns, US, Companies, Gun Sales, Anderson, Daily News, ATF, AR 15, Anderson Manufacturing, Anderson Manufacturing Claims, Brownells Ruger Mossberg


Sen. Pat Toomey Protects ATF From Special-Interest Gun Control ~VIDEO

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, is grateful for the leadership by U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announcing that he will not support President Joe Biden’s nominee, David Chipman, to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). This bold and decisive announcement is critical to ensuring the ATF remains a fair and impartial law enforcement and regulatory bureau and not...
Tags: Guns, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Senate Judiciary Committee, ATF, Todd Jones, NSSF, Pat Toomey, Sen Pat Toomey, Chipman, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Lawrence G Keane, David Chipman


New York Democrats Relying on Deception to Attack Gun Industry

That this is harassment of the “law-abiding” is being presented as a measure against “gun violence” is the first huge lie. (Governor Andrew Cuomo/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation … holding gun manufacturers liable for the harm their products cause,” a July 6 press release from the New York governor’s website announced. “The only industry in the United States of America immune from lawsuits are the gun manufacturers, but we will not stand f...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, California, New Jersey, Gm, Chevy, Resistance, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, New York State, Cuomo, United States of America, Andrew M Cuomo, ATF, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives