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Nate Hosie
Is
ATF Proposed Rule Would
Upend Firearm Industry
And Cripple Hobbyists
O
n May 21, ATF published a new proposed rule in the
Federal Register entitled Definition of " Frame or
Receiver " and Identification of Firearms.
In part, the Biden Justice Department, through the ATF,
is seeking to destroy law-abiding Americans' ability to make
their own firearms for personal use by restricting access
to popular items hobbyists and gun-rights enthusiasts use
to exercise this right. Americans have enjoyed the right to
make firearms for personal use since before the Revolution.
The proposed rule would also create new definitions for
the terms " firearm frame or receiver, " " frame or receiver, "
" firearm, " " gunsmith, " " complete weapon, " " complete
muffler or silencer device, " " privately made firearm, " and
" readily. " The new definitions would make it possible for
firearms to have more than one " frame or receiver. " This
conclusion is at odds with the controlling federal statute
and could disrupt the entire firearm industry.
In addition to these changes, ATF is seeking to create an
entirely new process for licensed firearm dealers to apply
serial numbers to unserialized firearms that come into their
possession and to require the indefinite storage of firearm
records by licensees. This requirement has no basis in
federal statute.
You can read NRA's comments on this terrible rule at
shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511453/nra-commentson-atf-2021r-05.pdf.
ATF
Suggests Reclassifying
Pistols With Stabilizing Braces
O
n June 10, ATF published a new proposed rule in
the Federal Register entitled Factoring Criteria for
Firearms with Attached " Stabilizing Braces " .
The rule seems aimed at making nearly all configurations
of firearms equipped with stabilizing braces subject to
the taxation and registration requirements of the National
Firearms Act.
Since 2012, ATF has recognized that stabilizing braces
serve a legitimate function and the inclusion of a stabilizing
brace on a pistol or other firearm does not automatically
subject that firearm to the provisions of the NFA. That's
because stabilizing braces were first designed and intended
to help disabled veterans fire large-format pistols.
While ATF estimates that there are approximately three
million pistol stabilizing braces, even other portions of
the United States government recognize that this is a vast
undercounting of the number of pistol braces currently
in circulation. A report by the Congressional Research
Service puts the estimate much higher, at 10 to 40 million
pistol stabilizing braces. With so many in circulation,
effectively banning firearms with these devices attached
would be the largest confiscatory firearm regulation in the
history of the United States.
You can read NRA's comments on this terrible proposed
rule at shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511469/
nra-comments-on-atf2021r-08.pdf.
N
RA Country prides itself in working with authentic people
who love the outdoors, believe in the 2nd Amendment
and make good music reflecting their passions. Anyone
who has met country artist and outdoors expert Nate Hosie
knows he epitomizes these values. When not on stage, you can
find Hosie hunting turkey or hosting HeadHunters TV on the
Outdoor Channel. NRA Country's Lisa Supernaugh caught Hosie
between hunts to ask him a few questions.
LS: You've shared the stage with many country artists. Do you
have any favorite memories?
NH: I've been blessed to play some awesome shows with some
amazing artists. One memory that stands out was during a show
with LoCash and Granger Smith at the Great American Outdoor
Show. We did a military/law enforcement tribute during " The
America I Know " and lined the stage with American flags. I watched
the whole arena light up their phones, and it gave me chills!
LS: You've taken a number of celebrities hunting. Have any
good stories?
NH: I have shared the woods with some awesome artists who are
also great hunters. One of my favorite hunts was with Rhett Akins.
We had been getting beat up by this turkey out on some of Rhett's
dirt in Tennessee. We slipped in early one morning as the sun came
up, the long beard started gobbling. We hit him with a few tree
yelps then let him do his thing. He had a pile of hens, and we had
set out a strutting decoy. We yelped soft every now and then.
Finally, his hens started pulling our way, and he followed. He about
ran us over, and Rhett smoked him. We were pumped from an awesome
hunt! The coolest part is that we wrote a song together about
that hunt a few months later called " Struttin " that is featured on
" The Woods " Volume 1 and is one my favorite songs I've done.
LS: You're incredibly patriotic and not afraid to show it. What
makes you so proud of our country?
NH: I love the USA with my whole heart and soul. I give thanks to
God everyday that I live in America. Thanks to our brave service
men and women, law enforcement, firefighters, doctors, nurses,
first responders and all who sacrifice so much so that we can live
safe and free. I just released a new song called " Stand " dedicated
to our flag and all of the brave men and women of the USA. The
USA is the greatest country in the world filled with so much good.
LS: What can we expect from Nate Hosie, the music artist?
NH: I've been working on " The Woods " Volume 3 and writing
some mainstream-style music as well. " The Woods " project has
been so much fun. It's all songs dedicated to men and women
who love this country, hunting and the outdoors.
Be sure to follow Nate Hosie and HeadHunters TV on all social
media platforms to learn more about the country star and stay
informed.
NRA Country is a lifestyle and a bond between the country
music community and hard-working Americans everywhere.
It's powered by pride, freedom, love of country, respect
for the military, and the responsibilities of protecting the
great American life. Visit nracountry.com and follow us on
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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Photo courtesy Nate Hosie
http://shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511453/nra-comments-on-atf-2021r-05.pdf http://shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511453/nra-comments-on-atf-2021r-05.pdf http://shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511469/nra-comments-on-atf2021r-08.pdf http://www.nracountry.com http://shared.nrapvf.org/sharedmedia/1511469/nra-comments-on-atf2021r-08.pdf

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