Can the ATF Just Show Up to Inspect Your Firearms? Debunking Misconceptions and Understanding Your Rights
In the world of gun ownership, there are often misconceptions and misunderstandings about the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to inspect firearms. This article aims to address these misconceptions and provide clarity on the topic. While the ATF can show up and request to inspect firearms, the legal authority to do so is not as straightforward as many people believe.