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  • Banks Increasingly Back Political Scheme To Track Gun Purchases by Credit Card

    03/06/2023 12:49:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Reason ^ | 3.6.2023 | J.D. TUCCILLE
    Politicians lean on the financial industry to target activities they don’t like.The first credit card processor to announce plans to track purchases at gun shops is Discover Financial Services. The company hints that its competitors, specifically Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, are on the same schedule to implement a controversial gun-specific merchant category code announced last year. Given that the ideologically charged bank behind the new code has big plans for targeting gun purchases you can expect more fireworks to follow. "Discover Financial Services, a provider of credit cards, told Reuters it will allow its network to track purchases at...
  • ATF Issues New Open Letter ‘Clariflying’ Partially Complete (80%) Striker-Fired Semi-Auto Pistol Regulation

    12/29/2022 1:42:01 PM PST · by absalom01 · 22 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 12-28-2022 | John Boch
    The boys and girls at F-Troop in D.C. have issued another edict from on high concerning 80% striker-fired semi-auto pistol frames. With another waive of the regulatory wand, all of those folks with Polymer80 and Lone Wolf kits now face new regulations in a rule change from our benefactors at Biden’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives and Really Big Fires.Here’s the money quote for those who think the whole letter is too long . . .Partially complete Polymer80, Lone Wolf, and similar striker-fired semiautomatic pistol frames, including, but not limited to, those sold within parts kits, are regulated by...
  • BANKS WANT YOU CENSORED! - BitChute's Bank Account Frozen As Technocratic Censorship WORSENS!

    12/12/2022 5:02:04 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies ^ | Dec 12, 2022 | World Alternative Media
    Josh Sigurdson reports on the news that BitChute, the popular alternative video sharing site has had their money frozen by HSBC after years of battling the big banks to be able to access their own funds as banks across the board censor people for having their own beliefs outside of the state and bank sanctioned groupthink. In this video, we break down exactly what happened to BitChute and what people can do to help. This is becoming a far too common thread as we see Ye among many others have their accounts shut down or frozen over words they say...
  • ATF agent caught taking photos of gun-buyer info — insists she's definitely NOT 'creating a registry'

    08/17/2022 5:08:04 AM PDT · by gattaca · 49 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | August 16, 2022 | BLAZETV STAFF
    Black Metal Firearms owner David Nagel originally recorded on video an ATF inspector taking pictures of his company’s documents to show what the gun industry is up against in the current political climate, but what he caught on camera has now gone viral. Nagel joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to reveal exactly what happened the day he captured the shocking video, the threats made by that ATF inspector against his regular customers, and the insults she hurled toward all gun owners. According to Nagel, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Industry Operations Inspector Pamela Scott began conducting...
  • With 87,000 New Agents on Way, 4 Facts About IRS Gun Arsenal

    08/13/2022 4:55:18 AM PDT · by LibertyWoman · 53 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 12, 2022 | Fred Lucas
    Some of the 87,000 new agents whom Democrats propose to hire at the Internal Revenue Service could come with some extra firepower. On Friday, House Democrats gave final passage to the tax and spending bill they dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act, which, among other things, would double the size of the IRS with 87,000 new agents to beef up enforcement. As of two years ago, the IRS had an arsenal of 4,600 guns, reported OpenTheBooks, a government watchdog group. Two federal investigations in the past decade found that IRS agents had not been sufficiently trained and were accident-prone with the...
  • New York To Crackdown On ‘Domestic Terrorism, White Supremacists’

    08/11/2022 2:03:34 PM PDT · by Right Wing Vegan · 104 replies
    WPDH ^ | 8/11/2022
    New York State is taking new steps in hopes it will stop domestic terrorism and white supremacy. On Tuesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul released guidance for all counties in New York State and New York City. The guidance will support the development of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Plans. New Guidance To Support New York Counties On Domestic Terrorism "In the wake of the horrific domestic terror attack in my hometown of Buffalo, I committed to New Yorkers that we will confront the scourge of domestic terror head-on," Hochul stated. "New York is providing local governments with the tools they need to address...
  • ATF Agents, Officer Show Up ‘Warrantless’ To Demand Info On Man’s Guns

    07/21/2022 5:46:18 AM PDT · by Shane · 56 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/20/2022 | Brianna Lyman
    Two Delaware ATF agents and a Delaware state trooper showed up seemingly warrantless, in tactical gear, to a man’s home and demanded he prove he did not make a straw purchase, a video posted Wednesday appears to show. Frankie Stockes of the National File shared the video, and reported that the agents were “warrantless.” The agents were trying to ensure no straw purchases were made. A straw purchase is when an individual buys a gun for someone else. “All I’m doing is verifying that you have it, you got two different purchases,” an unidentified agent can be heard saying in...
  • Why Did Two Republicans Just Save Biden’s ATF Nominee?

    07/13/2022 11:51:54 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 45 replies
    Townhall ^ | 7/12/22 | Spencer Brown
    Yet again, Republican members of the U.S. Senate pitched in to deliver a victory for President Joe Biden and Democrats on Tuesday by helping their across-the-aisle colleagues confirm the president's pick for ATF director. The U.S. Senate is more of a mess than usual this week as Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is out with COVID, as is Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Sen. Patrick Leahy is still recovering from a fall that necessitated a hip replacement for the 82-year old Democrat from Vermont. The three sidelined Democrats showed how precarious the majority for Biden's party has become. The tight math...
  • Thomas Massie: Biden's telling lies

    04/11/2022 12:41:57 PM PDT · by RandFan · 9 replies
    twitter ^ | Thomas Massie
    @RepThomasMassie Joe Biden fabricates this notion that the federal government has regulated private ownership of firearms since the beginning of our country. Cite the laws Joe, or it’s a lie.
  • Rep. Massie cites Constitution to slam Biden's upcoming 'ghost gun' rule: 'Congress makes laws'

    04/11/2022 12:46:54 PM PDT · by RandFan · 33 replies
    foxnews ^ | Apr 11, 2022 | By Emma Colton
    Rep. Thomas Massie and Second Amendment advocates are pushing back against the Biden administration's upcoming rule on "ghost guns," characterizing the rule to rein in privately made firearms without serial numbers as unconstitutional. "The Constitution does not authorize the federal government to prevent you from making your own firearm. This a fact that has been recognized for 200+ years. Also, Article 1, Section 1 (literally the first operative sentence in the Constitution) says Congress makes law, not POTUS!" Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted Sunday.
  • 3 arrested after 'full-scale ghost gun factory' found inside San Jose home

    02/23/2022 11:10:00 AM PST · by algore · 78 replies
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- In the South Bay, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said, "assault weapons, machine guns, and ghost guns" (all illegal weapons), were seized from what they're calling a "sophisticated ghost gun factory." Three people are now in custody, accused of running the operation out of a home in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood. Ask residents in the neighborhood, and many feel there's an undeniable sense of safety across this small pocket of San Jose. However, located a little more than a mile outside of Downtown Willow Glen's core is what authorities are calling a...
  • Knoxville's Planned Parenthood total loss in early morning New Year's Eve fire

    01/01/2022 5:57:21 PM PST · by simpson96 · 44 replies
    Know News ^ | 12/31/2021 | Tyler Whetstone
    Knoxville’s Planned Parenthood building was engulfed in flames early Friday morning and is a total loss. Fire crews were called about 6:40 a.m. as heavy smoke was coming out of the back of the structure, Assistant Chief Brent Seymour said. There were no injuries to report. The building was being renovated and the clinic had not been used in some time. Seymour said it’s too early in the investigation, with parts of the building unsafe to enter, to be able to say what caused the fire. Representatives from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI have...
  • Posted to the ATF

    08/18/2021 4:47:39 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 47 replies
    Source? ME | 8/18/2021 | By Laz A. Mataz
    While all the crazy events surrounding our White House and the District of Columbia have been unfolding, the BATFE has attempted to slip one by us. Known as 'Proposed Rule 2021R-05', the bureau intends to arbitrarily change quite a few definitions, and create new ones, such that the level of change is equivilent to MAKING law, not INTERPRETING it. They have a period, ending tomorrow, in which individuals and organizations can comment on the propositions. While it seems like a pointless exercise, it is not. The ATF has withdrawn rules before when there has been numerous negative comments. I've submitted...
  • 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks explodes in Los Angeles, injures 17 people, including 9 police

    07/01/2021 10:50:52 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 38 replies
    National Post / Reuters ^ | July 1, 2021 | Kanishka Singh and Steve Gorman
    At least nine Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers and one agent of the U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were among those hurt, all suffering minor injuries, the city fire department said in a statement... The collection of more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks was seized in a pre-July 4 holiday sweep. The accident occurred as police bomb squad officers were in the process of confiscating the cache in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, the LAPD said on Twitter... “Some of the fireworks were being stored in our bomb squad trailer as a precautionary measure. Unknown at...
  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces legislation to eliminate the ATF

    06/17/2021 10:35:03 AM PDT · by RandFan · 30 replies
    twitter ^ | June 17 | Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene
    @RepMTG Just moments ago I introduced legislation to ELIMINATE the ATF (H.R. 3960). The ATF's unconstitutional war on gun owners and our Second Amendment rights must end.
  • First shot: 141 House Republicans challenge ATF tax, registration of AR pistols.....

    06/15/2021 8:47:41 AM PDT · by caww · 21 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | June 15,2021 | Paul Bedard
    Led by Second Amendment advocate Rep. Richard Hudson, 141 Republicans (and likely more to come) are targeting a revived rule from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives backed by the Justice Department to turn AR-style pistols into expensive, hard to get guns. In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and acting ATF Director Marvin Richardson, Hudson wrote, ..“This proposed guidance is alarming and jeopardizes the rights of law-abiding gun owners and disabled combat veterans across the country.”....He was joined by 140 other Republicans, including the No. 2 and No. 3 GOP leaders, Reps. Steve Scalise and Elise...
  • Biden ATF Chief — Yes, I want to ban the AR-15…

    05/26/2021 11:54:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 67 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on May 26, 2021 2:25 pm
    Ted Cruz gets Biden ATF nominee David Chipman to admit his gun-grabbing on the record. Chipman hearing live…: VIDEO AT LINK......................
  • After Colluding with Biden, BATFE Raids Polymer80

    01/03/2021 7:14:59 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 56 replies
    NRA Institute for Legislative Action ^ | Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | NRA-ILA
    On December 10, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided Dayton, Nev.-based Polymer80. The company manufactures unfinished, referred to as 80 percent, receivers/frames. There are also reports of BATFE confronting Polymer80 customers and confiscating certain unfinished frame kits. The move marks the first direct assault on unfinished frames/receivers since the news broke in November of collusion between BATFE and Biden's transition/team to target these items by executive fiat.View Related ArticlesOn November 10, gun rights activist John Crump published a piece for with details of a leaked BATFE conference call in which BATFE Acting Director Regina...
  • If you are receiving this email, you are part of Team Aero and our industry desperately needs your help.

    12/24/2020 7:02:19 AM PST · by Twotone · 2 replies
    Aero Precision ^ | December 2020 | Staff
    The BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) recently released information on how they will be determining the legality of Pistol Stabilizing Braces and whether they should fall within the National Firearms Act. There are countless concerning angles to this topic, but we will try to get straight to the point. The most recent notice outlines criteria that are judged purely on subjective determinations as opposed to definitive statements that clearly identify what does or does not constitute a legal configuration of a braced firearm. This leaves both firearms manufacturers and owners at the mercy of ad hoc judgement...
  • More Than 100 Firearm “Switch” Devices Seized From Suburban Chicago Home; Devices Are Capable of Turning Handguns Into Machine Guns

    12/09/2020 11:07:25 AM PST · by ransomnote · 68 replies ^ | December 9, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Illinois
    CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago man was arrested on a federal firearm charge after law enforcement this week seized machine guns and more than 100 “switch” devices from his home. Each device is capable of converting a semi-automatic pistol into a machine gun.LEONARD D. JOHNSON, also known as “Scrap,” 32, of Robbins, is charged with one count of illegal possession of a machine gun. Johnson was arrested Monday after agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives executed a search warrant at his home. The agents seized five firearms, including three machine guns, and approximately 117 “switch”...