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20 SENATORS SIGN LETTER CALLING OUT ATF FOR USE OF SECRET RULES
Dec 10, 2021
E-FORM 4’s ON THE HORIZON
ATF has recently announced that their release of their new and highly anticipated eForm 4, electronic Application for Tax Paid Transfer...
Dec 9, 2021
FRAC GOES TO THE HILL
On Thursday, December 2nd and Friday, December 3rd, FRAC’s leadership and legislative affairs team converged on the hill for two days of...
Dec 3, 2021
EN BANC 6TH CIRCUIT DEADLOCKS ON BUMPSTOCKS—LOWER COURT AFFIRMED
On Friday, December 3rd, 2021, the 6th Circuit sitting en banc ruled in an 8-to-8 split in the bumpstock case, Gun Owners of America, et...
Oct 28, 2021
QUESTION OF WHETHER THE AR-15 IS ITSELF A MACHINEGUN REARS ITS UGLY HEAD IN COURT . . . YET AGAIN
During recent oral argument in the 6th Circuit “bump stock” case, the government’s attorney was called out on the logical reach of their...
Oct 26, 2021
6TH CIRCUIT HEARS EN BANC ORAL ARGUMENTS FOR ‘BUMP STOCK’ CASE
On Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, the 6th Circuit sitting en banc heard oral argument for the Gun Owners of America, et al. v. Garland,...
Oct 22, 2021
DOJ ROLLS OUT BODY-WORN CAMERA POLICY—ATF FIRST TO BEGIN IMPLEMENTING
On September 1st, 2021, the DOJ released a press release concerning the implementation of body-worn cameras by federal agents in some...
Sep 24, 2021
COALITION OF 22 STATES FILE PUBLIC COMMENT OPPOSING ATF’S ATTACK ON STABILIZING BRACES
On September 7th, 2021, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office led a coalition of 22 States in filing a public comment to NPRM ATF 2021R-08...
Sep 17, 2021
FRAC FILES OFFICIAL COMMENT ON NPRM 2021R-08
FRAC FILES OFFICIAL COMMENT ON NPRM 2021R-08 September 17, 2021 FRAC Filed its official comment to proposed rule 2021R-08, which deals...
Sep 16, 2021
FRAC FILES OFFICIAL COMMENT ON NPRM 2021R-05
FRAC FILES OFFICIAL COMMENT ON NPRM 2021R-05 September 16, 2021 FRAC filed its official comment to proposed rule 2021R-05, which deals...
Aug 16, 2021
ATF CONTINUES LONGSTANDING ATTACK ON TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AND SELF-DETERMINATION
ATF CONTINUES LONGSTANDING ATTACK ON TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AND SELF-DETERMINATION THROUGH DISCRIMINATORY REGULATORY PROPOSALS AUGUST 16,...
Jul 30, 2021
DISABLED VETERANS TAKE A STAND AGAINST ATF’S REGULATORY ABUSES AND PROPOSED STABILIZING BRACE BAN
July 30, 2021 On Tuesday, July 27th, disabled Veterans took a powerful stand in DC against the ATF’s proposed stabilizing brace ban and...
Jul 21, 2021
FRAC RELEASES INDUSTRY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS FOR ATF RULE 2021R-08
July 21, 2021 FRAC has worked tirelessly to formulate a guidance document that provides both a summary and in-depth analysis of the...
Jun 25, 2021
48 SENATORS SIGN LETTER OPPOSING PROPOSED ARM BRACE BAN
June 25, 2021 Yesterday, 48 Republican Senators signed a letter opposing the administration’s proposed ban on stabilizing braces owned by...
Jun 11, 2021
ATF DECLARES WAR ON POPULAR HANDGUNS AND MOVES TO CRIMINALIZE MILLIONS OF GUN OWNERS
June 10, 2021 Today, the DOJ/ATF published proposed rule 2021R-08 in the Federal Register, thereby launching total war on lawful...
May 28, 2021
ATF ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2021 INTRODUCED IN THE SENATE
Press Release: FRAC Applauds Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND),...
May 19, 2021
SCOTUS RULES ON WARRANTLESS ENTRY TO CONFISCATE FIREARMS
SCOTUS Rules That Government’s Warrantless Entry Into The Home To Confiscate Firearms Was Not Justified Under The Fourth Amendment On...
May 14, 2021
ATF SLIPS POTENTIAL ‘SOLVENT TRAP’ BAN INTO PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Last Friday, the ATF announced comprehensive proposed rulemaking and published a 115-page document targeting the firearms industry across...
May 7, 2021
ATF Issues Proposed Rule Targeting Homemade Firearms And Firearm Definitions
May 7, 2021 Today, the ATF published its final draft for proposed rulemaking regarding homemade firearms—dubbed “ghost guns”—that would...
Apr 30, 2021
Supreme Court Takes Major Second Amendment Case
April 30, 2021 This week, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol...
Apr 28, 2021
Leaked ATF Proposed Rules Make Waves in Gun Industry
April 28, 2021 Recently, a draft of ATF proposed rules came to light that showed the extent to which the ATF is willing and planning to...
Mar 26, 2021
Sixth Circuit Issues Ruling Striking Down Bump Stock Ban
March 25, 2021 FRAC applauds the decision of the Sixth Circuit today in the case of Gun Owners of America, et al. v. Garland, et al....
Mar 17, 2021
FRAC Applauds Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) for Introducing The ATF...
Press Release: FRAC Applauds Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX-2) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) for Introducing The ATF Accountability Act of...
Oct 29, 2020
FRAC Urges DOJ to Police ATF Regulatory Abuses
October 29, 2020 Last month, attorneys for the Firearms Regulatory Accountability Coalition, Inc. (FRAC) submitted a comment to the U.S....
Oct 21, 2020
Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fl.) Letter to ATF
October 21, 2020 The Firearms Regulatory Accountability Coalition, Inc., applauds Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fl.) in...
Oct 5, 2020
Firearms manufacturers form new advocacy group to hold U.S. regulatory bodies accountable.
The Firearms Regulatory Accountability Coalition, Inc., (FRAC) was formed this week by leading firearms and innovative device manufacturers.
Sep 29, 2020
ATF continues to enforce arbitrary determinations while ignoring follow up inquiries by Congress
Our contacts in Congress have informed the FRAC Government Affairs team that the ATF is continuing to stay silent despite specific calls...
Jun 16, 2020
FRAC Applauds House Letter (June 16th 2020) to DOJ and ATF addressing Pistol Braces
As we continue to raise awareness with U.S. policymakers on Capitol Hill about the harmful and misguided actions by the Bureau of Alcohol, T
Mar 20, 2020
Chairman Lindsey Graham's Letter to ATF
FRAC greatly appreciates Senator Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, support on an important issue impactin