Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $50,792
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 57%!! Thank you all very much for your continuing support!

Keyword: form4473

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Gun Store Owner: CBS Lied, Broke Federal Law With Undercover Sting

    06/18/2016 4:12:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies ^ | June 17, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    CBS News, in an anti-Second Amendment story warning about how easy it is to get dangerous weapons, on Thursday broke federal law with an undercover sting. That’s the claim from a gun store in Alexandria, Virginia. The Washington Free Beacon on Friday reported that SpecDive Tactical “has filed a report with the Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives over concerns the purchase was unlawful.”  In the CBS report, journalist Kris Van Cleave narrated the hidden camera efforts of This Morning: “We sent a CBS News producer into a gun store in Alexandria just outside of...
  • Gov. Perry stripped of his right to conceal carry and buy ammo

    08/20/2014 1:00:47 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 164 replies
    Rare ^ | 8-20-14 | Ken Herman (Austin American Statesman)
    For those of you whove been sleeping since it happened Friday, Travis County grand jurors indicted Perry on charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. The first count carries a possible prison term of five to 99 years. The second, two to 10. Im no expert on law or math, but I believe those potential sentences each exceed one year. And theres more. As an indictee, Perrys state-issued Concealed Handgun License, assuming he still has one his office didnt know as of Tuesday afternoon will be suspended until the case against him is...
  • Anti-gunners caught using deception for foreign minions to influence NV polls

    06/07/2013 8:05:18 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Reno Gun Rights Examiner ^ | Governor Sandoval | Mike Searson
    As the controversial "Universal Background Check" Senate Bill 221 awaits Nevada Governor Sandoval's veto, anti-gun forces have pulled out all stops in an attempt to persuade the governor to sign it. The latest is by deception through calls to the governor's office from out of state cronies, feigning the number to look like it originates in Nevada. (snip)Had SB 221 just contained the mental health provisions, even a dyed-in-the wool firearms enthusiast like myself could have supported it. Unfortunately this was not the case, a gun control poison pill was slipped into it.SB221 would force all private firearms transfers in...
  • Biden to NRA: We 'dont have the time' to prosecute people who lie on background checks

    01/17/2013 10:05:22 PM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/18/13 | Caroline May
    During the National Rifle Associations meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and the White House gun violence task force, the vice president said that the administration did not have the time to prosecute existing gun laws. Jim Baker, the NRA representative present at the meeting, recalled the vice presidents words to The Daily Caller: And to your point, Mr. Baker, regarding the lack of prosecutions on lying on Form 4473s, we simply dont have the time or manpower to prosecute everybody who lies on a form, that checks a wrong box, that answers a question inaccurately. Submitting false information on...
  • Feds Silent on How Convicted Felons Bought Guns in 'Operation Fast and Furious'

    07/25/2011 10:15:54 AM PDT · by Sopater · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 25, 2011 | William La Jeunesse & Laura Prabucki
    EXCLUSIVE: In the latest chapter of the gunrunning scandal known as Operation Fast and Furious, federal officials won't say how two suspects obtained more than 360 weapons despite criminal records that should have prevented them from buying even one gun. Under current federal law, people with felony convictions are not permitted to buy weapons, and those with felony arrests are typically flagged while the FBI conducts a thorough background check. However, according to court records reviewed by Fox News, two of the 20 defendants indicted in the Fast and Furious investigation have felony convictions and criminal backgrounds that experts say,...
  • Utah appeals court rules typo on gun purchase form not a crime

    09/28/2009 12:24:41 PM PDT · by majstoll · 10 replies · 1,590+ views
    The ^ | September 28, 2009 | ike Stollenwerk
    The question of whether or not gun registration violates the Second Amendment may be settled by the courts in the future. But the recent use of prosecutorial discretion to prosecute a Utah man for an innocent and non-material mistake on gun dealer transfer forms demonstrates the danger of decentralized gun registration by way of ATF Form 4473, especially since the court of appeals in this case affirmed the trial court's dismissal of the charge only because "an alien registration number is not 'information required for a background check' as contemplated by Utah Code section 76-10-526(4)(b)." State v. Kidus Chane Yohannes,...
  • Former Firearms Licensee Ordered To Prison

    04/03/2009 7:54:00 AM PDT · by Atlas Sneezed · 51 replies · 1,588+ views
    The Shooting Wire ^ | 4-3-2009 | BATFE
    VICTORIA, Texas - Eddy V. Pleasant, 52, of Sheridan, Texas, a former firearms dealer, has been ordered to surrender to a federal correctional institute to begin serving a prison sentence for making false statements during the purchase of firearms, acting United States Attorney Tim Johnson announced today. United States District Judge John D. Rainey entered the order on March 31, 2009. Pleasant has been ordered to report to Federal Correctional Institute - El Reno - by April 21, 2009. Pleasant was sentenced on Feb. 17 to 18 months in federal prison to be followed by a three year term of...
  • Notice to All Federal Firearms Licensees Regarding ATF Form 4473 Shortage

    01/09/2009 2:05:35 AM PST · by xmission · 10 replies · 1,727+ views
    BATF ^ | 1/6/9 | BATF
    U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Assistant Director Washington, DC 20226 January 6, 2009 Notice to All Federal Firearms Licensees Regarding ATF Form 4473 Shortage As a result of an unprecedented increase in demand for ATF Forms 4473 (5300.9) Part I Revised August 2008, inventory of the form at the ATF Distribution Center is running low. As a temporary measure, ATF is allowing FFLs to photocopy the form 4473 in its entirety until they receive their orders from the ATF Distribution Center. A notice will be posted at the expiration of this temporary authorized change.
  • ATF efforts to close FFL holders on the increase

    01/07/2009 1:29:33 PM PST · by Raven6 · 80 replies · 3,427+ views
    Tennessee Firearms Association Legislative Action Committee ^ | 01-06-2009 | TFALAC, John Harris, Executive Director TFA
    Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc.Legislative Action CommitteeI know of at least 3 FFL holders in parts of the state of Tennessee who are actively being pursued by ATF on license revocations and/or who have recently surrendered the license because its simply too expenses and to hard to fight ATF. I have been told there are many more. What I have seen is that this trend by the ATF is getting worse and will likely get much worse with Obama in control of the Executive Branch (and thus appointing the Attorney General) and with Pelosi and Reed in almost total control of...
  • ATF Introduces Online Firearms Form To Ease Transactions, Prevent Errors

    11/20/2008 8:13:25 AM PST · by neverdem · 21 replies · 1,502+ views
    Washington Post ^ | November 20, 2008 | Henri E. Cauvin
    Every year, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives finds thousands of licensed gun dealers in violation of federal law, often for very minor problems. The agency, which conducts about 11,000 inspections a year, says it has come up with a way to eliminate many of those violations before they happen. Instead of filling out the required ATF paperwork by hand, gun buyers and dealers will now be able to complete what officials say is a fail-safe electronic version of the document, known as Form 4473. Speaking at a gun shop in Upper Marlboro where he announced the change,...
  • Dems Want to Data Mine e-4473 Information

    10/28/2008 9:08:23 AM PDT · by gieriscm · 54 replies · 2,169+ views
    The Outdoors Wire ^ | 10/27/2008
    The Outdoor Wire has confirmed from confidential sources that the "transition team" for the Democratic candidate has already begun looking into the current approval system for firearms transactions. It seems the digital recordkeeping approval recently granted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has piqued their curiosity. With a virtual Form 4473 in existence, we should be on the lookout for a new record-keeping initiative that will "simplify" the hassles of off-site digital record storage by allowing FFLs to, say, store the information on secure governmental servers. Of course, the government will never access the information.
  • New 4473's - Important Changes for Stripped Receivers

    10/22/2008 7:12:39 AM PDT · by gieriscm · 53 replies · 2,479+ views
    ATF | 10/22/2008 | self
    The new ATF 4473's are arriving at gun dealers around the country. The new yellow forms are supposed to be used no later than November 15. There is an important difference between the new forms and the old forms. The old forms only differentiated between "Long Gun" and "Handgun". The new forms have another category "Other" which covers stripped receivers. From the instructions that go with the new form: If a frame or receiver can only be made into a long gun (rifle or shotgun) it is still a frame or receiver not a handgun or long gun. However they...
  • BATFE Adds Theft To Its Crimes

    10/17/2008 9:55:15 AM PDT · by SecAmndmt · 22 replies · 1,103+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | October 17, 2008 | Gun Owners of America
    BATFE Adds Theft to Its Crimes Friday, October 17, 2008 Coloseum Software Corporation has developed software that will help dealers record all of the information that is unconstitutionally required by the federal government -- and to keep that information in a way that insulates them from bogus prosecutions at the hands of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (aka The Gang). The document that is most often involved in "gotcha" injustices is the Form 4473 which all customers must fill out when buying from a licensed federal firearms dealer -- a requirement that is yet another unconstitutional imposition...
  • 40 guns tested in girls' deaths

    08/19/2008 8:03:48 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 70 replies · 348+ views
    Tulsa World ^ | 8/19/08 | Manny Gamalla
    Agents test fire weapons to narrow leads in the June 8 killing of the girls near Weleetka. WELEETKA More than three dozen guns from the Weleetka area were test fired over the weekend as authorities worked to narrow their leads into the June 8 slayings of two girls. Jessica Brown, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, said more than 60 letters were sent out to registered owners of .40-caliber handguns, asking them to voluntarily submit their weapons for testing on Saturday and Sunday at the Okfuskee County Courthouse at Okemah. Brown said about 40 of those owners...
  • Gun owners got letters

    08/20/2008 7:12:04 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 151 replies · 658+ views
    The Tulsa World ^ | 8/20/08 | Manny Gamallo
    OSBI agents went to gun dealers and pawnshops to create a list of .40-caliber Glock owners. WELEETKA (OK) Authorities working to narrow their leads in the June 8 shooting deaths of two girls used old-fashioned legwork to come up with a list of area gun owners with .40-caliber pistols, one of two weapons used in the slayings.Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents knew the caliber of the guns used in the killings, so they merely checked with area gun dealers and pawnshops to determine who had bought or recently pawned .40-caliber Glocks. "It's a typical procedure of any investigation"...
  • Justice not Just Miscarried, but Aborted

    10/31/2007 5:23:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies · 288+ views
    Jews for the Protection of Firearms Ownership ^ | October 31, 2007 | L. Neil Smith
    The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution reads: "A well-regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." informs us that "infringe" means "to commit a breach or infraction of; violate or transgress ... " and further refers us to _Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law_: "to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another." The latter specifically cites the Second Amendment as an example of the word's usage. The word "infringe" also carries a connotation of sneaking up,...
  • Your Efforts Have Scored An Enormous Pro-gun Victory In Congress -- Please keep up the pressure

    01/11/2006 9:03:34 AM PST · by neverdem · 6 replies · 658+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | January 10, 2006 | NA
    www.gunowners.orgJan 2006 Your Efforts Have Scored An Enormous Pro-gun Victory In Congress -- Please keep up the pressure Gun Owners of America 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102 Springfield, VA 22151 (703)321-8585 Tuesday, January 10, 2006 You told Congress you didn't want the BATFE, FBI and other federal agencies to go on fishing expeditions through your gun records. It appears that Congress may actually be listening! By a vote of 52-47, the Senate failed to shut down the liberal/conservative filibuster of H.R. 3199 -- including a provision which would allow BATFE to goosestep through your gun records (4473's, etc.) WITHOUT THE...