Understanding Constructive Possession in ATF's Final Rule on Stabilizing Braces
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Understanding Constructive Possession in ATF's Final Rule on Stabilizing Braces

The ATF's final rule on stabilizing braces has raised concerns and questions among gun owners regarding constructive possession. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of constructive possession, its implications, and its relationship to the National Firearms Act (NFA) and the recent rule change on stabilizing braces.

ATF's Final Rule on Stabilizing Braces Faces Opposition from FPC, GOA, and GOF Lawsuits

The ATF's final rule on stabilizing braces has faced significant opposition from gun rights organizations, including Gun Owners of America (GOA), Gun Owners Foundation (GOF), and Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC). These organizations have filed lawsuits seeking injunctions to prevent the implementation of the rule. In a recent development, the Fifth Circuit issued an injunction against the rule, suggesting a high likelihood of the plaintiffs' success. However, the scope of the injunction has caused confusion, leaving many wondering who exactly is covered by the court's ruling.

ATF Final Rule on Braces Halted by New Injunction: Impact on Gun Owners

The ATF's final rule on stabilizing braces, which has sparked controversy and concern among gun owners, has faced another setback. Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) recently secured an injunction against the rule, providing temporary relief for their members and employees of the State of Texas. This development brings some clarity but also raises questions about the scope and implications of the injunction.

NRA Seeks to Expand Injunctions Against ATF's Pistol Brace Rule, Protecting Millions of Gun Owners

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has taken steps to expand the injunctions against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' (ATF) pistol brace rule, aiming to protect millions of gun owners. In a motion to intervene filed in the SEF Garland case, the NRA seeks to join the lawsuit as a named plaintiff, representing its over 350,000 Texas members and more than 4 million members across the nation.

National Reciprocity Bill Progresses in Congress, Aimed at Granting Concealed Carry Rights Across States

In recent developments, a bill called HB 38, sponsored by Republican Representative Richard Hudson of North Carolina, is gaining traction in Congress. The bill aims to address the issue of national reciprocity for concealed carry permits, allowing individuals with a permit in one state to carry their concealed firearms in any other state. This update on the progress of the bill explores the background, implications, and potential challenges surrounding the establishment of national reciprocity.

Mark Smith Proposes Thought-Provoking Questions to Anti-Gunners

In a recent video, Mark Smith, a constitutional attorney, author, and advocate of the Second Amendment, shares his unique approach to engaging with anti-gun activists. Smith proposes using thought-provoking questions to challenge their beliefs and stimulate meaningful dialogue on the topic of gun control. Drawing inspiration from past instances where questions had a significant impact on public opinion, he believes that well-crafted inquiries can be a powerful tool in advancing and protecting the right to bear arms.

Congressman Demands Answers from ATF and IRS Directors Over Controversial Gun Shop Raid

In a recent development following the controversial raid on a gun shop in Montana by the ATF and IRS, Congressman Matt Rosendale has taken a strong stance by directly addressing the directors of both agencies. In a letter sent to ATF Director Stephen Dettelbach and IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Rosendale demands answers and expresses his outrage over the incident, which he considers an overreach of federal agencies.