ATF Suspends Attempt to Resurrect Obama-Era AR-15 Pistol Ban

Second Amendment groups urge admin to fully rescind order that could turn legal gun owners into felons

 The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has delayed a local field office's attempt to resurrect an Obama-era rule that threatens to turn millions of legal gun owners into criminals.

Senate Republicans Shut Down ATF Nominee

GOP senators wary of Chuck Canterbury's support for gun control

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms faces stringent opposition from Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans and is likely to see his nomination withdrawn, the Washington Free Beacon learned on Thursday.

Va. Governor Calls for Special Gun-Control Session

ATF says it can't release info on shooter's silencer

Gov. Ralph NorthamVirginia's governor Ralph Northam (D.) called for a special session of the state legislature in order to take up a collection of gun-control proposals mostly unrelated to last week's attack in Virginia Beach where 12 people were murdered. He has yet to specify when the session will take place.

ATF Gun Traces Up More Than 10 Percent

ATF traced more than 400,000 firearms in 2017

Firearms traces by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives increased more than 10 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to a report from the agency released on Tuesday.