August 19, 2022

Report: ATF Seizes Firearms from Amish Dairy Farmer

Lancaster Online reported Tuesday that agents with Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, (ATF) seized firearms from an Amish farmer in Pennsylvania’s Leacock Township. The seizure of the firearms occurred earlier this month. Lancaster Online indicates the ATF’s action revolved around the farmer, Reuben King, allegedly selling firearms without a license. King admitted that he…

Some Missouri Police Departments Cut Ties with ATF over Gun Law

Some Missouri police departments are cutting ties with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) as agencies figure out how state-federal partnerships will proceed under new state gun laws. Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed the Second Amendment Preservation Act on June 14, which allows individual officers to be fined up to $50,000 for enforcing federal gun laws.…

Susan Collins Calls Out Biden ATF Nominee David Chipman, Will Vote Against Confirmation

On Monday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) pointed to President Joe Biden’s ATF nominee David Chipman’s criticism of the gun industry and his comments about law-abiding gun owners when announcing she will oppose his nomination. Fox News reported Collins saying: After meeting with Mr. Chipman, listening to Mainers, and reviewing his record, I have decided to…

Penalties for Lying on ATF Background Check Form – As Hunter Biden Allegedly Did – Include Fines, Jail Time

Amid reports Hunter Biden may have given false information on an ATF background check form, it is notable that the punishment for false answers on that form includes fines up to $250,000 and/or ten years of imprisonment. ATF Form 4473 is the background check each would-be gun buyer fills out upon trying to buy a…

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