The decision defends the separation of powers and the rule of law against an attempt to prohibit firearm accessories by administrative fiat.
The agency should be abolished and its employees sent to seek jobs in the private sector.
The 5th Circuit Considers Whether the Trump Administration Was Legally Authorized To Ban Bump Stocks
Regulators imposed the ban based on a highly implausible and counterintuitive reading of federal law.
Ever wonder where people get the idea that police are thin-skinned bullies?
If you want to own a machine gun, it's probably not going to happen anytime soon—even if you make a decent living and have never committed a crime.
Biden's Nominee to Head the ATF, Who Wants Congress to Ban 'Assault Weapons,' Says He Can't Define Them
David Chipman's obfuscation, like the president's vagueness, is aimed at concealing the illogic of targeting firearms based on their "military-style" appearance.
Rules range from absurd to appalling without respect for civil liberties or basic logic.
Regulations might reshape DIY gun products, but they can’t eliminate the demand that created the industry.
The president is picking fights with much of the population and further dividing the country.
The president's unilateral restrictions are legally dubious and unlikely to "save lives."
A federal appeals court rejects a highly implausible redefinition of machine guns.
The House Just Approved Two Background Check Bills That Would Make an Unfair, Irrational Gun Policy Even Worse
One measure would require checks for nearly all firearm transfers, while the other would increase delays in completing sales.
Under Obama the ATF admitted that Congress denied it authority to ban bump-fire stocks on AR-15s, but now the ban seems imminent.
Once again, lawmakers propose to use the regulatory state to punish people they don't like.
Their attempts on the dark web had a less than 25 percent success rate
Given the arbitrariness of federal criteria for gun ownership, the public safety benefits of background checks are dubious.
Mayor and president use their bully pulpits to kvetch at each other. Does it even mean anything?
Don't tell the BATF that supermarkets sell a cereal called "Special K!"
Feds reportedly investigating where his guns came from.
Agency admits "the vast majority of the comments received to date are critical" of the plan
Orders Justice Department to hand over documents to Congress
Killing of border patrol agent revealed the government gun-running scandal
Audit shows years of misuse of money from sting operations and, of course, lack of oversight
House Republicans still seeking documents
Neighbors reported two explosions over the weekend
Timing still very curious
Was the scandal a factor in shaping the president's proposals?
High powered semi-automatic purchased by a federal agent found at the site of a shootout between a Mexican drug cartel and