Only Surrender Your Forced Reset Trigger (FRT) to ATF Under Protest!

As many in the Firearms Community are aware, yesterday, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) issued a somewhat vague Open Letter to all Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs), dated March 22, 2022, declaring that it considers some - without specification - forced reset triggers (FRTs) to be machineguns. (Who didn't see this coming … Continue reading Only Surrender Your Forced Reset Trigger (FRT) to ATF Under Protest!

NBC News and PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s Office Commit Felonies by Manufacturing a Firearm for NBC News…When will Charges be Filed? Was AG Josh Shapiro Complicit in the Federal and State Violations of Law?

In a recent NBC News video that was reported on by Ammoland, Reporter and the "team at NBC News" decided to investigate what they termed "ghost guns," including the process to purchase one. However, they didn't stop there. As declared in the video, Reporter Hillyard started out in Philadelphia, at a gun show where he … Continue reading NBC News and PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s Office Commit Felonies by Manufacturing a Firearm for NBC News…When will Charges be Filed? Was AG Josh Shapiro Complicit in the Federal and State Violations of Law?

Commonwealth Court Affirms Confidentiality And Statutory Damages For Disclosure of License To Carry Firearms Applicant Information

In another monumental decision secured by Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, the Commonwealth Court in John Doe 1, et al. v. Franklin County, et al., 96 CD 2021 held that "Licensees did not have to establish that the [un-enveloped] postcards were actually read by someone other than the intended recipient to establish public disclosure of confidential … Continue reading Commonwealth Court Affirms Confidentiality And Statutory Damages For Disclosure of License To Carry Firearms Applicant Information

Senators Mensch And Argall Send Letter To Senate Leadership Requesting Joshua Prince Be Appointed To The Commonwealth Court

This morning, I was honored to receive a copy of a two-page February 28, 2022 letter sent by Senators Mensch and Argall to Senators Corman, Kim Ward, and Aument, voicing their support for my appointment to the Commonwealth Court. Almost simultaneously, I also was surprised and extremely honored to receive an email from the PA … Continue reading Senators Mensch And Argall Send Letter To Senate Leadership Requesting Joshua Prince Be Appointed To The Commonwealth Court

Update on Diversified Machine Products

It has been some time since my last article on this issue and I know many people have continued to watch for updates, both here and across the various forums that have been discussing this issue on an ongoing basis. Since that article published on January 10th, I have continued to be in contact with … Continue reading Update on Diversified Machine Products

STOP Buying Solvent Traps!

Recently, we've had a number of clients who have attempted to purchase "solvent traps" from overseas. ATF has contended in federal warrants: Solvent traps are intended to prevent solvent from dripping, spraying, or spattering when pushed out the muzzle end of a firearm barrel. The front end-cap of a solvent trap must be solid and … Continue reading STOP Buying Solvent Traps!

Why NOT To Report A Lost Or Stolen Firearm In Pennsylvania – Your Rights In the Crosshairs

While reporting a lost or stolen firearm may seem like the responsible or prudent action to take, given the current policies of several issuing authorities - including Philadelphia Police Commissioner Outlaw and Chester County Sheriff Maddox - reporting that you were the victim of crime will result in your license to carry firearms ("LTCF") being … Continue reading Why NOT To Report A Lost Or Stolen Firearm In Pennsylvania – Your Rights In the Crosshairs

Commonwealth Court Rules Philadelphia’s Lost/Stolen Firearm Ordinance Unlawful and It’s Prosecution Under It, “bad faith and Harassment”

Today, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince in another, in a series, of firearm and ammunition preemption challenges, secured a monumental decision from the Commonwealth Court in Armstrong v. City of Philadelphia, 1204 C.D. 2020, involving the City of Philadelphia's lost and stolen firearm ordinance, where the Court overturned the trial court's denial of a permanent injunction … Continue reading Commonwealth Court Rules Philadelphia’s Lost/Stolen Firearm Ordinance Unlawful and It’s Prosecution Under It, “bad faith and Harassment”

Abracadabra: Bad reviews be gone?

It’s the oldest trick in the book: Now you see it, now you don’t. This illusion is fine on a Las Vegas stage, but on an online retailer’s website, making negative reviews disappear is hardly magical. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calls it review suppression – and companies engaging in this practice will be held accountable … Continue reading Abracadabra: Bad reviews be gone?

Purchased From Diversified Machine and Received a Warning Notice?

In case you've not been following recent occurrences surrounding Diversified Machine, here is what we know. In late 2020 and early 2021, ATF raided Diversified Machine, a company selling solvent traps and other items commonly used to manufacture Form 1 silencers, and seized their website. The week after Christmas 2021, ATF mailed this single-page Warning … Continue reading Purchased From Diversified Machine and Received a Warning Notice?