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New Bill Aims to Disarm IRS and Stop Weaponization of Agency
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New Bill Aims to Disarm IRS and Stop Weaponization of Agency

Iowa Republican senator Joni Ernst has introduced a bill known as the "Why Does the IRS Have Guns Act" that seeks to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from arming its agents with taxpayer money. The proposed legislation has raised important questions about the role and function of the IRS, and the potential weaponization of the agency.

Democrats Join GOP to Challenge ATF Pistol Brace Rule

In a surprising turn of events, three Democratic senators are considering supporting a Republican-led effort to repeal the ATF pistol brace rule. This unexpected development comes after the House of Representatives passed a resolution to stop the rule, leading many to believe it would face staunch opposition in the Senate or be vetoed by President Biden. However, with a possible shift in Democratic support, the Senate is now anticipated to vote on killing Biden's regulation on AR-15s equipped with pistol braces.

IRS Raid on Montana Gun Shop Raises Concerns Over Customer Privacy

In a recent incident that has sparked controversy, the owner of Highwood Creek Outfitters, Tom Vanhoose, found himself at the center of an IRS raid on his gun shop in Montana. The raid, carried out by 20 heavily armed agents, was purportedly intended to obtain financial records. However, the seizure of customer transaction records, including 13 years' worth of 4473 forms, has raised concerns about customer privacy and the motives behind the operation.

Republicans Accused of Betraying Gun Owners for Self-Preservation

In a surprising turn of events, Republican lawmakers in Oregon are being accused of sacrificing the rights of gun owners in order to safeguard their own political careers. The controversy centers around the passage of HB 2005, a bill that has sparked outrage among Second Amendment advocates.

Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of Bump Stock Ban and Pistol Brace Rule

The United States Supreme Court will soon have an opportunity to weigh in on the constitutionality of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' (ATF) ban on bump stocks. The ban was imposed in response to the tragic Las Vegas shooting in 2018. In a recent development, the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has filed a petition with a writ of certiorari, urging the Supreme Court to review the case known as "Guidus v. B.A.T.F.E." This case could potentially have significant implications for the future of gun regulations, particularly the ATF's rules on unfinished frames, receivers, and pistol stabilizing braces.

Democrats Push Excise Tax Bill on Assault Weapons and Ammunition

Congressional Democrats propose increasing federal excise tax on guns and ammunition

Top Senate Democrats Misrepresent Pistol Braces in Vote

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin give false analysis of pistol braces during Senate debate

Philadelphia Sues Polymer 80 and JSD Supply Over Ghost Guns

City officials file lawsuits against two major suppliers of privately made firearms

History Repeating Itself: Second Amendment Rights Under Threat

The ATF's potential plans to ban green tip ammunition

Legislation Introduced to Disarm EPA, DOL, and IRS Enforcement Agents

Republican lawmakers propose bills to stop the weaponization of government agencies

Online Interactive Map for Gun Owners Sparks Controversy

Reckless Publication of Personal Information Raises Safety Concerns