Rise to the Moment of Truth Friday, March 31, 2023

Tag: ATF

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U.S. Rep. Strong joins House effort to stop ATF pistol brace rule

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) has joined an effort to stop the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) from enacting a rule expanding enforcement over pistol braces. 

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Ivey signs ARPA, ATF debt repayment bills into law — 'Alabama can now look to a future of greater promise'

Governor Kay Ivey signed two bills to appropriate roughly $1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and transfer $60 million from the state's General Fund to the Alabama Trust Fund.

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Tuberville, Britt back gun legislation fighting ATF rule and easing reciprocity laws nationwide

U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) are backing two pieces of legislation to apply gun permit reciprocity across every state and fight back against the recent ATF rule on pistol braces.  

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What are Glock switches? Why are we hearing about them now? Law enforcement officials argue Alabama needs new law

Law enforcement officials across Alabama have seen an increase in illegal modifications on pistols for years, but the Glock switch modification has recently become a top concern. A Glock switch is a tiny device placed on a Glock semi-automatic pistol to make it function as a fully automatic firearm.

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Birmingham gets $100K from DOJ to tackle violent crime problem

More than $107,000 in grants will be going to Birmingham to reduce violent crime in crime-heavy areas.

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ATF receives hailstorm after Valentine's Day tweet

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) came under heavy fire after trending with a tweet that many interpreted...

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Alabama lawmaker joins letter to ATF warning that proposed rule could lead to federal gun registry

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL03) joined Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) and 50 colleagues in a letter to acting Bureau...