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examiner.com - Lawyers’ comments raise troubling questions about ATF and NFA group


Site Co-Founder
May 13, 2006
Fairfax County, Virginia, USA


Making its filing under the wire for the December 9 deadline, the Firearms Industry Consulting Group submitted its comments Monday responding to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' proposed rulemaking change ATF-41P, regarding “Machine Guns, Destructive Devices and Certain Other Firearms; Background Checks for Responsible Persons of a Corporation, Trust or Other Legal Entity With Respect to Making or Transferring a Firearm.” The FICG comments raise serious questions about both ATF’s compliance with established rules and the law, as well as about the Bureau’s relationship with leaders of the National Firearms Act Trade and Collectors Association, which filed the petition ATF says prompted the rulemaking change proposal in the first place.

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