When Bump Stocks first came out I thought they were interesting, but The ATF will come down on… Read more ». I get hit with the “Prove it” all the time when I point that out. Such shenanigans are as likely to show the need to keep the Trump administration in control to bring the ATF into line. Political doctrine… Read more », And the second rule in politics is to keep an eye peeled for the backstabbers in your own staff too. Louis Carroll, maybe not so much. and NOWHERE in the several differne t editions of the US COnstituion that I have whtin reach as I sit here and type can I find ANY source of basis for ANY agency in FedGov having ANY authority over any of the three A, T, or F. Or even E. Sy WHY do we tolerate this unconstitutoinal usurpatioin of power? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It seems that the bats are using this insignificant difference to re-con-screw “the intent” of its use to become a “shoulder stock” rather than an “arm brace”. In early October, NRA-ILA alerted gun owners to an ATF decision regarding firearm manufacturer Q LLC’s Honey Badger pistol. You sure she doesn’t slap her bottom like Willy Brown did when she was procuring her position. The stay will remain in place for 60 days. By blurring the lines on legal definitions that carry serious criminal consequences, ATF is putting law-abiding gun owners, the firearm industry, and law enforcement in the impossible position of attempting to read the minds of ATF bureaucrats when complying with or applying federal law. A week ago we broke news to you that the ATF had somewhat suddenly deemed the Q Honey Badger pistol platform was somehow an SBR and thusly issued a cease and desist against Q LLC. It was a “freudian slip”, and later denied, but that’s what a freudian slip is. In the letter, the ATF considers the Honey Badger as a short-barreled rifle (SBR). "Rather than create a clear set of rules that law-abiding gun owners and manufactures can follow, ATF seems to be taking a 'I’ll know it when I see it' approach to classifying firearms," noted NRA. He dug into the background and work history of every one of them. All Rights Reserved. Thinking of Herb Byerly, the agent that was behind Vicki Weaver and Sammy Weaver DYING because of the “shotgun length” prohibition. along wiht Seth Rich, that newspaper guy whose Mercedes suddnly went nuts down in LA, I’d also think Julian Assange, though not quite yet actually dead, is being steadily pushed in that direction. Biden will be declared unfit to “lead” and Camel Toe Harris will become the dictatorial bitch president. Once the previous step is completed, you may file an ATF Form 1 to register the lower receiver as a short-barreled rifle. With the ATF's opening salvo on pistol braces having implications potentially affecting millions of legal gun owners who have such items, at least two national pro-gun groups have jumped to Q's defense. This means the pistol now falls under the purview of the National Firearms Act (1934), as do machine guns, suppressors, and SBRs. This determination subjects the firearm to special restrictions under the National Firearms Act (NFA). First, revise the “disabling… Read more ». The Boston Field Office of the ATF issued the Honey Badger Cease and Desist letter. The Honey Badger Pistol by Q®: Your new EDC has arrived! ATF’s new interpretation regarding the Q, LLC Honey Badger Pistol has created uncertainty for all gun owners, manufacturers and dealers. The New Hampshire maker of a popular-styled AR-15 “pistol” today said that ATF suspended its surprise decision made last week to outlaw the gun, called the “Honey Badger” pistol. This does not mean a faction of individuals inside the ATF did not do so. https://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2020/09/16/harris-admin-gaffe/. The National Rifle Association posted an urgent call to action to its members to contact their legislators and the Department of Justice to apply pressure on the ATF to reverse its new determination. I’m sure that LOTS of us would have a great use for it, if you’ve already done the legwork. Maybe, but The Mandalay Bay Shooting is on the Democrat Party. [Slaps herself on forehead] JPM you arerequirement (requiring phillips head screws on all firearms or something equally ridiculous) JPM you are too kind and gentle by half….. they would not use a commonly available screwhead and tool system that is near universally availble. Dear Customer: On August 3rd, 2020, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) issued Q® a formal Cease & Desist letter, notifying us that ATF has taken the position that the Q Honey Badger Pistol is a short-barreled rifle (“SBR”) regulated under the National Firearms Act (“NFA”). The Firearm Blog – by Luke C. Firearms Manufacturer Q LLC announced today that it was issued a Cease and Desist by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. The inference is that many inside the agency think there will be a different President in 2021, a different Attorney General, and those pesky DOJ memos directing them to carefully follow the Administrative Procedures Act will go away when the next administration takes over. It appears once again, that the ATF cannot make up its mind when it comes to what is and is not a short barrel rifle. ATF Suspends Cease and Desist Order for Maker of Honey Badger Pistol It’s not a full reversal of the ATF’s decision classifying Q, LLC’s Honey … Gun manufacturer Q, LLC of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, received a cease-and-desist letter from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Boston Field Office this summer notifying the company that its popular “Honey Badger Pistol” is really a “firearm” as defined by the National Firearms Act. , I think it was Chuck Baldwin who did a deep study of all the kinyun’s appointments in the DOJ on his watch. All have had considerable contact with the agency over past years. Q, LLC., makers of the famous-turned-infamous Honey Badger Rifle and Pistol, received a stay on the decision by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (or BATFE or just ATF) to reclassify their Honey Badger Pistol as a short-barreled rifle, or SBR. A strong, reform-minded director of the ATF is needed to change the organizational mindset. I’l bet we could, collectiively, come up with a pretty long list of names….. You think they gonna give Biden a covid shake? One source confirmed the AmmoLand article by John Crump on 8 October was “on the money”. The tool would ONLY be usable on firarms, and any work on firarms would require the tool. As a political move, the brace rulings signal overconfidence of a Biden victory. She meant to lie, but the truth slipped out! Perhaps this Honey Badger madness will be a big enough clue that she is incompetent and/or corrupt, or both. Trump iherited that lot, and, as Dave in F so well pointed out, did not take pains to evaluate more than a couple of them. Back in August, ATF sent a cease and desist letter to Q LLC notifying the company that the agency had determined the Honey Badger, which comes equipped with a pistol stabilizing brace – to be subject to the National Firearms Act as a short-barreled rifle. In a well run Bureau, such a sensitive item would not be sent out without approval from the top brass. From Giffords press release: “Regina Lombardo is a career special agent who has served our country at ATF for over 25 years. As a result of the ATF’s illegal actions, there is a 60-day suspension regarding the Honey Badger pistol. In the article, sources inside the ATF state Acting Director Regina Lombardo is “not loyal to the president”. https://www.redstate.com/brandon_morse/2020/09/16/harris-admin-gaffe/. AZL, You do like stirring the pot, don’t you? ATF’s most recent attack on the popular Honey Badger Pistol manufactured by Q, LLC (“Q”), is another example of their ability to infringe on the Second Amendment without regulations by the Court to ensure constitutional rights are not violated. I will not be surprised at all if the people who wants to continue erecting policies to restrict our 2nd amendment at the ATF are getting economic incentives by Soros and/or Bloomberg. ATF rulings on pistol arm braces have been contradictory. The Honey Badger Cease and Desist letter may be an attempt to circumvent the DOJ memos. GOA actively worked to prevent the appointment of Chuck Canterbury. The 7″ 300 BLK Honey Badger® is now available with our proprietary Pistol Stabilizing Brace®, made for Q® by our friends at SB Tactical™. AmmoLand Giveaway – 5,000 Rounds of CCI Blazer 9mm Ammo FREE! Honey Badger ‘Pistol’ vs ATF; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. As previously reported by Guns.com, in June, a group of Republicans in Congress warned the ATF not to get too handsy with changing current determinations on pistol braces, which have been increasingly popular across the country. While it was not clear what kind of pistol brace would potentially be affected, the lawmakers touched on the Bureau’s past flip flops on pistol braces since 2012, ask what criteria the agency is using to determine if a firearm is designed to be fired from the shoulder, and how many arm braces have been sent to the ATF for evaluation by other law enforcement agencies for criminal prosecution. You already KNOW the ones appointed by your predecesor are working for your opponent. It would be easy to justify to a Biden administration, as they could claim to be following the DOJ directives. If people inside the ATF made the pistol brace letters to hurt President Trump, they have a poor understanding of the electoral dynamics. As for The ATF who knows, but I do know that The Stamp system works, and if u want 2 play u have 2 pay. How about this. That meant Lombardo continued on as Acting Director, at least through the election. It has a 7-inch barrel, is chambered for .300 AAC Blackout, ... As it happens, the length of pull is a key component of the ATF’s claim regarding the Honey Badger. A letter penned by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla, and co-signed by six other lawmakers called out Attorney General William Barr and ATF Acting Director Regina Lombardo for crafting “secret rules” restricting the possession of certain pistol braces. Been a Gunner ever since. The Trump administration, through the DOJ, as part of its regulatory overhaul, has been working to change that and to make ATF rulings more transparent. I have seen a number of arms control measures over the years as that ain’t nothing new. THE FIX AND HONEY BADGER COLORING BOOK. Believing pistol braces violate the NFA appears to be a common position inside the ATF. Plain and simple THESE ARE TRUMPS PEOPLE; just like with the bumpstock ban it is on Trump, Well let’s ask your candidate his thoughts on the honey badger? Several sources have been willing to talk, off the record, about what is going on in the ATF. They claimed the Firearms and Technology Division determined the firearm is a short-barreled rifle. leftists always want to control citizens and that is antithetical to the American way, pick any topic. Kinda lookin that way and his wife doesn’t give a possums ass she has to know he won’t be in charge 30 days if he wins the election. Yep nancy set it up just last week with the whole 25th amendment announcement, Plus, she already admitted it. Something is messed up big time when it comes to this insanity. The Q LLC Honey Badger pistol, which fires the .300 blackout cartridge, sports a barrel length under 16 inches and uses a pistol arm brace, which traditionally allowed a firearm to be classified as a pistol under ATF guidelines, even though it is visually similar to a rifle, according the letter. You read the article, right? He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation. Very good article! We can hope, once reelected and some of the wildfires are at least under control, that Trump will find a suitable replacement for this wretch. Upon Form 1 approval, the firearm may be reassembled. There are times that a brace is needed, when a person has had the wrist injured it is weakened and needs a little something to help steady the pistol, a wrist brace is just the ticket for that. Well AZ tell us all about bidens people please and how he is going to restore your 2A rights going forward. DOH!!!!! I wish Trump had Baldwin’s articles to read, and could thus get a good hard look… Read more ». 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Stay in the know. Arkancide is stil a… Read more ». None are currently inside the agency. At the same time, Congress has been deadlocked, unable to enact reforms that are needed. In response, Q has ceased all production of the Honey Badger Pistol, and submitted a comprehensive letter to ATF and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) stating why they disagree with this classification. S None were willing to be quoted. Failure to complete option a or option b could result in prosecution and is subject to a $10,000.00 fine and up to 10 years imprisonment. Sources note that the number of privately-owned AR-15 pistols with pistol braces could be in the millions. The Administrative State will reflexively resist attempts to control it and reduce its power. more ike government BECOMES the new reality. What administration would want a bureau inside the DOJ to resist their directives? SHe is NOT Trump material.She is holdover, perhaps the only one at the time the other guy left who could even stand a chance of wranging that messed up department. That is the plan from the very beginning and they have both Freudian slipped on that point. There are many reasons why a wrist would be either needed or required for a weapon. Opium was quite common in his day and place. Get Guns.com offers and news, Need Help?service@guns.comCall (866)582-4867, PO Box 1131 13800 Nicollet Blvd Burnsville, MN 55337 ©2019 Guns.com. Defund these administrative, federal clowns. It is not easy to know how such moves will affect voters. In times like this you may run out of things to do. And, miracle of miracles, for the first time in recorded history, we see a photo of someone at least pretending to use that brace as a brace! Another prime example of BATF abusing their “authority” by utilizing Administrative Law to create regulations, which is just as unconstitutional as the very existence of the BATF is in the first place. working in government, they lose touch with reality. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of Constitutional Carry was attained. Let’s pray for greater wisdom and understanding by the ATF in performing their proper function, nott in policy-making!! Most of those so called rules came and went, but our FFL System is still around, and I support them. The Giffords organization, which seeks numerous restrictions on gun ownership and use, approved of Lombardo's appointment as acting director. Brietbart News reported that the ATF sent Q a Cease & Desist letter, dated August 3, 2020, announcing a reclassification of Q’s Honey Badger Pistol as a short barrel rifle (SBR). They state Associate Director Marvin Richardson believes pistol braces “violate the NFA”. The brace helps to distribute the recoil and helps to minimize further injury and damage to the wrist, as well as helping to steady the pistol a bit more. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the BATFE or ATF, recently reclassified the Honey Badger Pistol as a short-barreled rifle, or SBR, and issued a cease and desist to Q, the company that makes it.. No formal reason was included with the initial letter sent on August 3, leaving gun owners and gun manufacturers alike confused and understandably angry.   Franz Kafka wrote about that place….. and he was stone cold sober. The REAL criminals being anyone who works for the ATF in the first place. The seven-page response from Q's attorneys to ATF contends the agency's letter was procedurally deficient and not based on any publicly-available standards while proposing possible solutions. Several sources have been willing to talk, off the record, about what is going on in the ATF. That is why they don’t want us to have guns, they are afraid of themselves and they think that we are all like them and that they can’t trust themselves to have an AR so no one else should have one either. Because then SHE will be next in line, and what WH does NOT recall or perhaps refuses to acknowledge, is that Nannie Baybe has far better “gunneggshuns” than Harris has yet managed to have accumulated. ATF has always been rather political. So which part of, From Giffords press release:“Regina Lombardo is a career special agent who has served our country at ATF for over 25 years. The Q LLC Honey Badger pistol, which fires the.300 blackout cartridge, sports a barrel length under 16 inches and uses a pistol arm brace, which traditionally allowed a firearm to be classified as a pistol under ATF guidelines, even though it is visually similar to a rifle… 68 years and shooting since before I turned 12. A significant source of power of the ATF is the ability to make rulings with private letters, reverse them, change them, and never worry about having those rulings challenged in court. Next week they’ll come up with another ludicrous requirement (requiring phillips head screws on all firearms or something equally ridiculous) that will allow them to arrest and prosecute innocent citizens and look good, while real criminals walk the streets. 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