“In 15 seconds, would you define an ‘assault weapon’ for me?” asked by Rep. Jake Ellzey. ATF Director Steve Dettelbach's response was telling.
The ATF previously recognized that stabilizing braces serve a legitimate function and did not automatically subject a firearm to NFA provisions. Now they've finalized a new rule reversing their stance.
The NRA-backed lawsuit challenging the ATF's new classification of SBRs is a big one, and includes half of the states in the nation as plaintiffs.
As the ATF has gone through changes with how it deals with citizens who file required paperwork to purchase and own suppressors, we knew it would be helpful for Brandon Maddox to explain.