The typical “summer slow down” continued through August, right up until last weekend, when all hell broke loose in Afghanistan. That day, and everyday since, foot traffic in our doors has been up 70% from where it was the previous 8 weeks. Why? Because the world is a less safe place than it was just over a week ago. Here’s what’s just happened, and where it seems to be headed.
We last published our take on the ATF’s proposed rule to regulate the use of pistol stabilizing braces back on June 8, when the ATF first made the rule available for comment. Since then, much has transpired. Here we’re offering an update of both the information surrounding the proposed rule as well as our renewed … Read more
The world has gone crazy. How do you protect yourself and your loved ones when you’re not at home? Do you carry? Are you considering carrying a firearm with you in public? We hear this and answer these questions literally every day here at SharpShooters. We thought it would be a good idea to consolidate … Read more
In the last few days, the ATF has delivered on EO Joe‘s Executive Order from April to attempt to ban pistol braces. Not all pistol braces; just the ones that the ATF have determined make a pistol into a short barreled rifle (SBR). An SBR is illegal under the National Firearms Act (NFA), unless you … Read more
Yesterday, June 4, a Federal Judge in California’s Southern District ruled that California’s ban on “assault weapons”, which had been in place for more than 30 years, is unconstitutional under the second amendment. Judge Roger T. Benitez ruled in Miller v. Bonta (previously Miller v. Becerra). Judge Benitez’ opinion in full is here (PDF). This … Read more