NRA Statement on Bump Fire Stock Rule

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NRA Statement on Bump Fire Stock Rule
NRA Statement on Bump Fire Stock Rule

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the Department of Justice announced that it would soon be releasing a final rule classifying “bump-stock-type-devices” as “machineguns” under the National Firearms Act.

These devices came to national attention in October 2017 after the horrific attack in Las Vegas.  As multiple media accounts correctly pointed to at the time, there was overwhelming legislative support for proposals that went far beyond these specific devices and some that could have potentially jeopardized all semiautomatic firearms. Rather than sit back and watch a legislative over-reaction, the NRA asked Congress to let ATF review its prior determinations on bump fire stocks.

Some have used our October 2017 statement to claim that NRA supports ATF’s final rule, but as NRA-ILA’s Executive Director Chris Cox noted only days after our statement was issued, “We don’t believe that bans have ever worked on anything.”

We also made this clear in our comments to ATF on the proposed rule earlier this year. In our comments, we further advised that ATF should at a minimum make an amnesty period available to deal with the fundamental inequity imposed on law-abiding gun owners who purchased their bump fire stocks in good faith reliance on prior ATF determinations. We continue to pursue the availability of a period of amnesty with the administration.

While there can be disagreement on legislative strategy, it’s important to remember that we will soon face a hostile, anti-gun Congress led by Nancy Pelosi. It’s critical that all gun owners unite and prevent the Bloomberg-bought Congress from dismantling our Second Amendment freedom.


National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA)

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Douglas G
Douglas G
1 year ago

Turning against the NRA is exactly what the leftists and Democrats want. “Divide and Conquer”, marginalize the demonize, as Alinsky suggested. Talk about sheepeople! Say goodbye to even more of my Rights, if you keep this up.

Randy Phillips
Randy Phillips
1 year ago

NRA must be ran like DNC , but you people continue to give? has anyone filed suit against NRA for false representation?

Bobby
Bobby
1 year ago

I don’t like it myself that the NRA went along with banning bump stocks but we ALL need to unite and keep our membership with them plus join GOA and SAF! For less than $100 a year we can join all three organizations. I still think the NRA puts fear into those anti gunners candidates running for office! Like I said, it got under my skin also when the NRA went along with those wishing to ban bump stocks but it will only get worse for us gun owners if we don’t support all three organizations.

Don
Don
1 year ago
Reply to  Bobby

Yours is a voice of reason and should be heeded. I would just add that there must be a way to get rid of bump stocks without completely bastardizing the definition of a machine gun and putting the ownership of all semi-autos in jeopardy. This feels like throwing out the baby with the bath water.

Ansel Hazen
Ansel Hazen
1 year ago
Reply to  Bobby

Politicians aren’t listening any more. These organizations can throw the money possible at them trying to sway opinion but all that will come of it is the figurative knife in the back.

It’s time for them to change focus and put that money towards the creation and growth of militias in every state.

John
John
1 year ago

The exercise of a Constitutional Right does not require explaining a need (to anyone, especially self serving public servants) prior to the exercise thereof.

Jack Mac
Jack Mac
1 year ago
Reply to  John

Your thinking needs to be disseminated world wide, again.

freeillinois
freeillinois
1 year ago

The NRA told Trump Bump Stocks were garbage so he banned them. We do not need to be supporting the NRA or Trump over this issue.

i say dump the NRA and join GOA. GOA is growing in size and they are fighting the Bump stock ban. We at least need to support GOA in their legal fight. Just a few dollars from us would go a long way to stopping this ban in court.

DAN III
DAN III
1 year ago
Reply to  freeillinois

I am an NRA lifer (regrettably) and a GOA lifer (just made my last payment). I readily endorse membership to GOA. They are proactive supporting firearms rights while NRA keeps bending over and grabbing their ankles.

Merry Christmas everyone !

M. Maus
M. Maus
1 year ago

Not one cent! Not another year of membership!
I’ve had it with the NRA! Started in ’85-86. When they turned on “Legal” M.G.’s and that piece of , well you know what. Now it’s just a matter of how much money can they get from you. We are the good guys,. They tell us. Never give up the fight for the second amendment, they said….. Yep, I have 50 Acer’s of prime ocean view for sale too!
Wane time for you and your type to get lost.. Just another trader RINO just go away!

Pete Alves
Pete Alves
1 year ago

Now the NRA is back peddling. They turned that proverbial slippery slope into a sheer cliff with this. I’m done with them. Glad I wasn’t a lifetime member. There are organizations that I will consider. I guess K Street got them as well. There some contact info on their website that people can contact them,,, but like I said,,, I’m done with them.

JDShotgun
JDShotgun
1 year ago

You guys aren’t seeing the bigger much more frightening picture here. This isn’t just about the “Negotiating Rights Away” or the ATF. This creates the extremely dangerous legal precedent that, if it stands in court, anytime a regulatory division of the executive branch is tasked to do something by POTUS, it can just change the wording and intent of an existing law to say or mean anything it wants! This leaves Congress (the People) out of the lawmaking loop. Anytime a POTUS decides to become King, he can just direct the various executive branch regulatory agencies to make up regulations… Read more »

tomcat
tomcat
1 year ago

It is looking like NRA is siding with the liberal left because they think when the new house takes over it will start gun control and the NRA memberships will take a huge increase and Wayne and Chris are just ringing their hands to get their share of the new proceeds. In otherewords, they see a raise coming. All this will be at our expense and I don’t think the NRA is any better than congress at defending our rights. They have turned into politicians, and that is a dirty word.

GregTorchia
GregTorchia
1 year ago
Reply to  tomcat

The NRA is useless and compromised money always talks as middle income people we know that better then anybody else you can bet on one thing you won’t hear nothing from the NRA if somebody pulls a red flag on you or they pass HR 2115 As fat cat citizens we have BECOME lazy and didn’t realize it /we depend on each other for safety -security to enforce the constitution /there’s not a cop on every street corner ,,nor do we need one

Dr Michael
Dr Michael
1 year ago

I’ve belonged to the NRA several times, now I don’t. Every time I have joined the renewal notices and “money begging mail” always starts before I ever receive my membership card. They don’t even give the option to opt out. I would join forever if I could become a member and never receive all that other crap.

Paul Fitch
Paul Fitch
1 year ago

If this was a “Tampon Ban”, it would be manifestly illegal under so much of the Constitution. 1. The 2nd Amendment say “shall not be infringed”. This isn’t written into the Constitution, but I’m betting that nobody will actively campaign on a “Tampon Ban”. 2. Amendment V “…nor deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” 3. Amendment IX “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” 4. Amendment X “The powers… Read more »

All American
All American
1 year ago

The NRA is obviously not the force that is going to insure the second part of the 2nd Amendment. The force that is necessary to the security of a free State is the teeth to the 2nd Amendment. That is why it is at the beginning of the 2nd Amendment. Strong united Militia’s (armed citizenry) in every place that there is a form of government (city, county, state, federal) is the only sure way of keeping the second part of the 2nd Amendment. Get ORGANIZED! Train, and Be Ready!

Harold Greenleaf
Harold Greenleaf
1 year ago

I am an Endorsing Life Member.

As to the extremely high salaries of top NRA officials, I suspect all the top leadership are not middle class folks. I suggest that the NRA adopt salary policies of the “American Legion.” The top dogs do not take any salary, I do suspect they are paid for travel, etc. which is reasonable. Maybe the NRA could find some fair middle ground on salary that would be fair the them and fair to the membership.

Not sure I would go any higher in membership until/unless big changes are made to the NRA.

StLPro2A
StLPro2A
1 year ago

I am a Benefactor Life Member in NRA. However, when I learned that LaPierre makes $1,000,000/yr + maybe 50% benefits; (and, we still can’t get a warm, engaging smile…only that Socialist activist frown and comb over behind wire rims…) and, they paid Ted Nugent (AN NRA DIRECTOR!!!) $50,000 plus expenses to twang his guitar and preach to the choir of under 2,000 members for an hour at the Annual NRA Convention….and, $60,000/yr to sign 1200 guitars for Friends of NRA; I stopped contributing to NRA. I send my money to GOA, Second Amendment Foundation, et el.

Philip Conrad
Philip Conrad
1 year ago

No organization- NRA included, comes near to being perfect. It may very well be true they need a serious overhaul. But to abandon them completely seems foolhardy. Regardless of their perceived faults, they are still a positive force for the 2nd amendment. It seems likely to me the bump stock issue will escalate into an all semi automatic one. I expect soon to see videos appear showing how to simulate any semi auto rifle to “ bump fire” using a wooden dowel held firmly inside the triggerguard. The fight for gun rights is probably going to get a lot more… Read more »

Hugh
Hugh
1 year ago
Reply to  Philip Conrad

Well I am a life member and I don’t receive hardly any mail from the NRA, btw you do know what file 13 is ?

Douglas G
Douglas G
1 year ago
Reply to  Philip Conrad

A bunch of sunny day susan’s, jump ship on the first wave (I know some will say this isn’t the first wave, but then they’re knuckleheads to argue with a metaphor). I’m a Life Member Benefactor, I get mail from them 70:30% asking for money and offering stuff, the only thing I keep and look at are my magazines, no big deal. What these myopic people fail to realize is that the NRA is a national organization, not their local whipping boy for every single bad gun law in every county and state. They physically cannot fight every battle. There… Read more »

blockheadbiker
blockheadbiker
1 year ago
Reply to  Douglas G

It seems to me #Dougie you are the sunny day what ever this IS NOT A COUNTY, STATE OR LOCAL ISSUE IT IS FEDRAL YOU UNDERSTAND FEDERAL MEANS ALL OF THE U.S.?!! Also look at the new bills coming before congress to not being able to buy any parts for AR-15 or AK-47 and no 80% receivers, and next it will be ALL SEMI AUTOS INCLUDING PISTOLS AND ANY RIFLE SUCH AS .22 CAL. SO EDUCATE YOURSELF WE ALL HAVE THE INTERNENT AND LAZY PEOPLE LET THIER ALLIGATOR MOUTH OVERLOAD YOUR MOCKING BIRD ASS!! So when you start the DEMONCRAP… Read more »

Bob Koceja
Bob Koceja
1 year ago

I’m a life member, but they will get no more money from me until things start changing real quick.
NRA leadership has been living “high off the hog” long enough. I don’t need a bump-stock, but I don’t want to stop the next guy from having one. It is really sad that the phrase “From my cold dead hands” is the only alternative to gun
control. Our Government wants to turn us into felons, so they can have power over us. We are not really living in a free country ,we’ve become “subjects” .

Bpjsurf
Admin
1 year ago

john gault? where you going

Vic Harmon
Vic Harmon
1 year ago
Reply to  Bpjsurf

Where is John Galt?

JACMAC
JACMAC
1 year ago

I do not believe it to be a positive move to abandon the NRA ship because some of her officer as gone adrift. They are aware of knee-jerk voters and power hungry bureaucracy. However, I do not think they foresaw the impromptu criminalization of thousands of citizens by single action. Our NRA should make an extortionary effort to get Pres.Trump to nullify this illegal ban imposed by a bureaucratic. This entire situation has become hairy scary.

MacofJack
MacofJack
1 year ago

I wonder where this leaves the gloom and doomers on this site. Oh the NRA left us in the cold. Maybe they will wake up, but I won’t hold my breath.

MERRY CHRISTMAS to everyone!

Ton E
Ton E
1 year ago

“Without the NRA we wouldn’t have a 2nd amendment!” – Every NRA apologist ever

Dennis Eagleberger
Dennis Eagleberger
1 year ago
Reply to  Ton E

The left makes noise, we remain silent. The NRA needs to call for a mass march on Washington, let them see truly how many of Us there are We will dwarf the left, the little trolls…… STAND UP And Be MEN

Dave Mack
Dave Mack
1 year ago

Your right. No more silent retreat. It is past the time when we should stop being the sheep and become tha wolves. Somebody/ national group must step up on the right and show leadership that “We, the people” on the right can orginize with and start to counter the relentless arrack from the left. Must be done asap or the lib. dems are going to whip our butts in the coming year. Trump needs to slow down all around and get in step with his pro-gun base, and stop this one person issued slide fire ban. If the NRA is… Read more »

Terry Sampley
Terry Sampley
1 year ago

I don’t really care what the NRA or Nancy Pelosi says I’m not giving up anything.

Vietnam Brown Water Veteran
Vietnam Brown Water Veteran
1 year ago

Needs more than 99,000 signatures, and only 137 people have signed. What do you expect from that?

Newell Anderson
Newell Anderson
1 year ago
Reply to  Terry Sampley

If that’s true, don’t post it anywhere!! Descreton is the better part of Valor!! If you will notice more people are going to jail for talking than commuting crimes!!

Brad
Brad
1 year ago

It seems the NRA has started using the same psycho-manipulative word games that the left uses. Now, the 2nd Amendment is a “freedom”, next, it’ll beWell, sorry, but you have to give up your semiautos(rifles, pistols, etc.). We’ll end up with hnting rifles, and the globalists will hae won. Get ready for full on communism at that point.

Blade
Blade
1 year ago

Never ever “compromise” at all. Give them an inch they’ll take a mile. Instead we should be demanding ever more a restoration of our Second Amendment rights. The anti-gun forces should be the ones to “compromise”.

All American
All American
1 year ago
Reply to  Blade

You compromise on a right, you lose – PERIOD! I’m a lifetime Patriot Benefactor member of the NRA but they will no longer be getting funding from me (and haven’t been since the Las Vegas ordeal) . I wish I had given all the money to foundations that hold true and firm, like the 2nd Amendment foundation or some other organization like that.

Robbie Smith
Robbie Smith
1 year ago

NRA, what part of “Shall not be Infringed” do you not understand. Stop lobbying to hurt the law abiding citizens. Gun control does not nor has it ever worked. If it did then criminals would not have guns.

Wade
Wade
1 year ago

NRA needs to compromise on bump stocks-its very hard to justify such a high rate of fire that has no real value in shooting sports.Because its possible does not mean that we forget reason and responsibility and acting surprised when government strikes.We should not waste resources on a small undefendable hotbutton item,work smart not hard.There’s bigger battles coming!

Brad
Brad
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

COMPROMISE? Ok liberal jagwad. Then we compromise on mag capacity, then semi autos then…. #NOCOMPROMISE #SHALLNOTBEINFRINGED The nra ALREADY compromised when they agreed it should be re-evaluated! They lost my money and support THEN forever!

Quatermain
Quatermain
1 year ago
Reply to  Brad

Here, here! Well said.

Matt in Oklahoma
Matt in Oklahoma
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

there is no compromise. Why’s need got to do with anything? You don’t need a device to type this on, you don’t need a vehicle that runs over 70, you don’t need a lot of things. The 2A isn’t about need it’s about rights.
Take your liberal attitude and go

joefoam
joefoam
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

This isn’t a compromise, it’s capitulation. There has never been a ‘compromise’ on the agenda, it’s always surrendering more rights. By ‘compromising’ we just embolden them to take more. The NRA is trying to do some serious back peddling on this one and has a lot of members upset. I just got an email from them soliciting donations with an endorsement of ‘red flag laws’ which I view as one of the worst pieces of legislation to come down the pike for gun owners. The NRA can count me out on any further donations or re upping my membership. My… Read more »

blockheadbiker
blockheadbiker
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

Where is there a compromise? Merriam-Webster definition: Something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things. Where is the compromise on bump stocks, border wall, tax cuts, on anything that Trump tries to get passed?!! The rinos give away everything to the liberal left wing communist and they want more. That is what is wrong with our congress and also with out country! Everyone wants compromise but their definition of that word COMPROMISE differs in 360 degrees from what the actual definition is in other words YOU ON THE RIGHT GET NOTHING WHILE THE LEFT GETS EVERTHING THAT IS… Read more »

Tom
Tom
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

Wade, When did the commie gun grabbers ever compromise on anything? NEVER! They have never had to give up ANYTHING, NADA, ZERO, ZIPP! Compromise means that both sides are giving up something, but they have never give up anything. They have nothing to give up, specially nothing we want. They only call it compromise when gun owners give up something. They want EVERYTHING and claim that there needs to be common sense gun laws, but if they had any common sense they would realize that fewer guns = more violent crime. I think they do realize this but will never… Read more »

Charles Moore
Charles Moore
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

What does the 2nd Amendment have to do with “shooting sports?” They are merely a recreational offshoot/skills building exercise of a serious discipline. Don’t fall into the trap of “sporting purposes” and other poisonous-to-freedom trash.

JACMAC
JACMAC
1 year ago
Reply to  Wade

The bump-bang ban is another example of law makers regulating based on knee-jerk reaction. Not so much from their knee-jerks, but they want the knee-jerk voters. We should not be suppressed with laws made without serious consideration of real need and consequences. This “hotbutton” needs to be attacked, the best defense, using all the Roman Numeral rights. This along with similar magazines bans are an attack against all non jerk-knee citizens. The best way to stop people voting for someone else is to remove them. What better way then making them felons. Reducing them form citizens to second or third… Read more »

John Galt
John Galt
1 year ago

A demoncrap congress is exactly what nra wants. Another obongo would be their wet dream. I see every mailer for the next two years with shumer and pelosi’s picture on it. As 2018 sets and we have been screwed on reciprocity and silencers. The senate has thrown away opportunities that will never come again. Our “friends” at the nra are wringing their hands for the fundraising opportunities they will exploit. We have been royally screwed this year and we are not likely to have these opportunities again in any of our lifetimes. Everything for criminals and illegals, nothing for the… Read more »

Ansel Hazen
Ansel Hazen
1 year ago
Reply to  John Galt

Agree John. When cheaters and liars are allowed to get away with what they do we can no longer save this country at the ballot box. HeedTheCallUp. Join your states militia.

Richard Pilny
Richard Pilny
1 year ago

I no longer will make any additional donations to the NRA other than my once only annual membership fee. There should no compromise nor negotiations regarding our 2nd amendment rights. Just the idea to make honest law abiding citizens turn into felons is absurd. From now on I will contribute to local and other organizations because we have to do something and not just talk about our rights.
TOO BAD FOR THE NRA.!

Le KENOBBIE
Le KENOBBIE
1 year ago

As Chicago, IL controls the entire state when it comes to rules, regulations, and law all the while having NO idea what the rest of the state wants, is doing, or cares. Many, including myself, believe Chicago should become an entity of itself, STATE OF CHICAGO and let the rest of the state have its government, STATE OF ILLINOIS. Our government seems to have similar ideas by making all these rules and regulations according to what is happening in the East, Bloomberg is a perfect example. How is it if you are rich but stupid, people still listen to you?… Read more »

Joseph P Martin
Joseph P Martin
1 year ago

Obviously, LaPierre is still there and running the place. Business as usual.

The Old Shooter
The Old Shooter
1 year ago

Perfect example of Wayne’s NRA stirring the pot of Gun Control issues to extract more funds from NRA members?
Until Wayne retires I will put my full support behind none sell out organizations like GOA & SAF!

William Fender
William Fender
1 year ago

NRA all b/s and very little action. Oh look at our new building and all the machine guns in our museum and the nice lifestyle we live at your expense. To bad you can’t have something like this. Showboaters. GOA and other gun rights orgs very little B/S and a lot more action that’s where my money will go. Keep your museum NRA and stay out of politics you duck at it.

Rich
Rich
1 year ago

Over the years the NRA has done an admirable job of helping “dismantle out Second Amendment freedoms”. With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Brad
Brad
1 year ago
Reply to  Rich

The Second Amendment is NOT a”freedom”, it is, plain and simply a RIGHT. Whos side are you really on, NRA?

Jim Dowdell
Jim Dowdell
1 year ago

As a Life Member of the NRA since the early 1980’s and now a Benefactor Member, I am profoundly aggravated with the NRA leadership. Just as the Brady Law became law with some back room dealing by the NRA leadership at that time, we now have a similar “Retreat From the Forces of Freedom” within he NRA. I will continue to support the NRA but will no longer support the current leadership. It is time to drain the swamp within the NRA. Vote for Director candidates who will commit to replacing the current leadership of the NRA!!

Thomas J
Thomas J
1 year ago

Negotiating Rights Away

GregTorchia
GregTorchia
1 year ago
Reply to  Thomas J

This isnt England France Germany or Spain you can’t negotiate our guns away ,,if we don’t give them up ,out of our cold dead hands /Because they have everything to gain and we have everything to lose -what else do you need?,, a Commie paratrooper dropping down in your backyard with an AK 47/If not now ,then when -if not us ,then who Sherlock Holmes??

Dr. Strangelove
Dr. Strangelove
1 year ago

I’m a life member of the NRA, and I believe that they still have a function, as many politicians will vote to keep their good rating with the group. Harry Reid is a good example. However, these days any donations I make go to the SAF, GOA, FPC and the NAGR, as well as my local groups like the Iowa Firearms Coalition. These are the ones who are not capitulating in any way and are working the hardest to maintain our 2A rights. Let’s face it, the NRA has become so big that it’s mired in its own bureaucracy.

Richard
Richard
1 year ago

Support your local grassroots 2A organizations. Your $$$ can have the greatest impact there.

JACMAC
JACMAC
1 year ago

There are good reasons for organizations to internally revamp in order to strengthen. Disassociating form the NRA is showing a weakness in our foundation that is vulnerable. Don’t do that. If you desire join any and all other similar groups then do so, but don’t turn them against each other. Remember there are military theories involving dividing. Be aware the opposition has immense resources, including our taxes, to hire tacticians and all their minions they want. I am a Life-Plus member that is a little annoyed with the NRA’s mass market solicitations of members only. Definitely disappointed with its association… Read more »

John
John
1 year ago

Poobah NRA! Self serving public servants advocate amnesty for illegal aliens – NRA advocates amnesty for the law abiding Sovereign (who refuse to commit crimes) when they in good faith engagied in lawful commerce, now considered criminal (after the fact) by those very same self serving public servants. There is a reason Congress has an 8% approval rating – NRA just placed itself in that same category or lower. Poobah NRA!

phil morris
phil morris
1 year ago

oh noooo , the NRA has just publicly ” shot themselves in the foot again ” , I was an NRA member for most of my life (I,m 60) and have lost faith in our government as well as the NRA , you cant fix stupid ! 🙁

Rick Nemcik
Rick Nemcik
1 year ago

What a lot of bullshit.The NRA remains the premier gun rights organization. I donate and will continue to do so indefinitely. I don’t expect perfection, just positive action.

M. Maus
M. Maus
1 year ago
Reply to  Rick Nemcik

Well I’m “Positive” the NRA has sold out we the people several times. The safety classes and support for Law enforcement not with standing. The NRA has been letting several segments of the US gun cultural down. “We all stand together or swing separately”

Frank
Frank
1 year ago

You can’t have youe cake and eat it too. If it wasn’t for the NRA you’d be turning in your Flintlocks!

Larry Griffith
Larry Griffith
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank

I have to agree with you Frank. I’m a life member of the NRA and AZCDL. The AZCDL is a state organization and that’s where my donations go. To each his own and although there seems to be those that disagree with how the NRA is handling the issue with bump stocks, they have that right afforded to them by the 1st amendment. With that being said, I’m not a fan of bump stocks but I respect the opinion of those that are.

Pete Alves
Pete Alves
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank

Well Frank, we can count on it now. No ands IFs or buts about whats’s going to happen because of this. What planet do you live on????

daryl bauer
daryl bauer
1 year ago

left the nra in the clinton 90’s ! joined other real second amendment groups ! nra said ban s never work !!!! then why the hell does the nra support them ?? mag ban ,bump ban ,assault ban all have or will fail ! yet the nra continues to support them and the atf !!! perhaps the only ban that will work is to ban your money from the nra !!! but please join some other pro second group ! contact you stat and local reps ( i wear mine out ) ! stay vigilant ! stay active ! maybe… Read more »

Stephen Short
Stephen Short
1 year ago

More attempted damage control from the barrel of money-grubbing snakes that helped give us such wonderful gifts as the GCA, NFA, and FOPA. This bullshit is why they haven’t gotten a nickle from me since 1986.

Ricosuave
Ricosuave
1 year ago

It’s critical that all gun owners unite and prevent the Bloomberg-bought Congress from dismantling our Second Amendment freedom.” It’s to bad the NRA is being selective on what it deems important enough to “stand together” on our rights. They should have never agreed or endorsed the Bump Stock Ban.

Brad
Brad
1 year ago
Reply to  Ricosuave

ricosuave: it’s not a “freedom”, it’s a right and a responsibility.
Please don’t let the NRA or anyone else change the language of the Constitution. I consider the use of the word “freedom” to be an amelioration of the intent of the original wording. Nothing personal at all, I’m just so irritated with the NRA right now. Time to wipe that slate clean and start over with leadership that truly understands the 2nd Amenment.

scott pratka
scott pratka
1 year ago

NRA has gotten way to soft in fighting this wave of new gun laws that is sweeping our nation. I live in Washington state where we now have the the toughest gun regulations in the country and I’ve heard basically nothing from the NRA there just falling in line like good little sheep.

tom
tom
1 year ago

We can think Wayne Lapierre(?), Chris Cox, Dicks, and a host of other anti gunners for this ban. Until Lapierre and Cox are gone from the NRA, I will not donate another dime and I am a Lifer of the NRA and GOA.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago

The NRA keeps saying that the ATF should have created an amnesty period. The ATF has zero authority to do that! The machine gun registry was closed by Congress with the Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986 (FOPA), which is codified in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (o). It takes and act of Congress to change that, which the NRA claims it wanted to avoid. This bump stock ban is exactly what the NRA asked for and they know it! This statement is just all talk and no action, as the NRA tries to bridge their funding gap until the new… Read more »

DJ
DJ
1 year ago

If I knew then what I know now about the NRA backhanded gun control schemes, I would’ve never given a penny.

No Filter
No Filter
1 year ago

Too little, too late comes to mind. If the NRA thinks that bans don’t work anyway, why cave-in?

Will Flatt
Will Flatt
1 year ago

NRA “speaks with forked tongue”, as a native friend of mine would say. First they push the BSB before Trump, then they ‘disagree’ with the ATF. The NRA does this to gin up fear where none is needed, just to make a few more almighty dollars. However, their membership numbers are plummeting largely due to their duplicity and mendacity!!

Mike S.
Mike S.
1 year ago

The NRA can suck one. This little message is only being put out there because of all the cancelled memberships and angry comms they’re getting for being a pack of backstabbing spineless grifters. They can go rot in the sin bin with Dick’s and all the other turncoat corporate parasites.

Matt in Oklahoma
Matt in Oklahoma
1 year ago

Y’all made your statement loud and clear saying there needed to be regulation on these devices then sitting quietly as they banned them drinking wine from your club.
Sold out just like you did me in the 90s

Ansel Hazen
Ansel Hazen
1 year ago

Ammoland needs to post a state by state list of emails and phone numbers of NRA employees so we can contact them DIRECTLY.

DAN III
DAN III
1 year ago
Reply to  Ansel Hazen

If you are a member, contact NRA. If not a member contact GOA.