The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms has been denying legitimate applications for homemade suppressors in violation of the Second Amendment, according to 24 Senate Republicans.
“The mass denial of ATF Form 1 applications is a direct infringement against the Second Amendment rights of hundreds – maybe thousands – of law-abiding Americans seeking to work within ATF’s own longstanding rules regarding the home manufacture of suppressors,” Jason Ouimet, of the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) was quoted as saying in a press release from Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)’s office on Friday.
The senators want to know why the ATF is rejecting the applications.
The release followed the House Second Amendment Caucus’s demand that Rep. Mike Cloud’s (R-TX) NO REGISTRY Rights Act be passed to stop the de facto registration activity of the ATF, which is currently collecting and maintaining data on gun sales and transfers.
Yet another example of Biden’s administration doing whatever it wants rather than following the law.
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