Felons and Firearms

It is commonly understood that felons and other prohibited persons cannot own firearms. However, strictly speaking this statement is incorrect. Prohibited Persons┬ácannot possess firearms or control their movement in interstate commerce. (This includes a prohibition on controlling who uses a firearm through the legal theory of constructive possession.) See Henderson v. United States 575 US Read More …

Of Wait Times and E-Forms

In August of 2013 the ATF introduced E-Forms for the NFA. As of right now, this system is only available to trusts and companies because it cannot accommodate fingerprints, photographs, and CLEO certificates. (And as far as I know, there are no plans to expand the current system.) Form 4s submitted via E-Forms have been Read More …

Funding the Fight

As most of you know, the ATF is proposing to change the regulations regarding how trusts purchase NFA firearms. If the ATF has its way, populations of whole counties will be unable to purchase NFA firearms merely because their CLEO believes these firearms are “bad.” (I can think of several counties in SC where citizens Read More …