NFA Legal Definitions

Ever wonder what makes a machine gun a ‘machine gun’, a short barreled gun a ‘SBR’ or ‘SBS’? What the heck is an ‘AOW’ anyway? The National Firearms Act (NFA) was created back in 1934, and like many laws the implications of the wording don’t always make the most sense. Read on for some simplified explanations. Continue reading

Ethnicity & Race According to the ATF

The ATF decided to make some small changes to the form 4473 on July 9th, 2012. This is the form that is filled out when buying any firearm from a dealer. They made things clear on residency rules for non-immigrant aliens, and they also are now collecting more concise information on ‘ethnicity’ & ‘race’. Continue reading