NFA Amnesty?

In 1968 Congress opened a thirty (30) day amnesty period where any person possessing an unregistered NFA firearm could register said NFA firearm for free and without liability for any previous violations of the law. During this time hundreds of firearms were registered including many war trophies. The actual law allowed for up to ninety days and Read More …

Review of ATF White Paper by Ronald Turk

The Washington Post recently published a ‘leaked’ ATF White Paper entitled Options to Reduce or Modify Firearms Regulations. Unfortunately the news organization provides scant documentation on where, or how, they received the paper. The ATF, in a conversation with Washington Post, alleged that the paper is NOT the opinion of the ATF. Rather, the thoughts expressed Read More …

Wetted Nitrocellulose and the ATF

Recently there has been a large uproar around the internet regarding an ATF “reclassification” of wetted nitrocellulose. In the June 2016 issue of the ATF Explosives Industry Newsletter the ATF included a short paragraph on wetted nitrocellulose. While the ATF dates the release as “June”, it appears the newsletter was likely released in late August. The Read More …