As Independent Program Attorneys for Texas Law Shield, the lawyers at Walker & Byington, PLLC receive all sorts of questions about modifying firearms. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for people to already be in violation of the law by the time they call us. One recent trend is the installation of a “carbine conversion kit.” Can you drop your handgun into one of these kits legally, or are you potentially violating the law? First, we have to understand what exactly is regulated, and what isn’t, before learning about how the conversions work.
Most Recent Posts
Two men were recently convicted in Kansas under the National Firearms Act for doing what was legal under state law. The feds ignored a state law that prohibited the federal government from enforcing any laws restricting firearms within the borders of Kansas. This showdown pitted States Rights and the Second Amendment against the taxing power of the federal government. U.S. Law Shield will explore the history behind the NFA and why now may be the right time to challenge its constitutionality.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is advising the public to be aware of fraudulent National Firearms Act (NFA) tax registration forms being used to sell NFA firearms. According to ATF, some individuals are presenting altered NFA Form 4’s to prospective buyers to obtain a deposit, but never deliver the firearms.
SilencerCo announced the debut of its EasyTrust service, which creates a legally-valid gun trust for $129.99.
A petition on Whitehouse.gov is seeking to get suppressors removed from National Firearms Act regulation. Would you be more likely to buy a suppressor if NFA controls were removed? Read on…
Well, it all starts with a bunch of finger pointing and gun owners as the ultimate losers. President Obama recently…Read More >
Very cool gun: DRD Tactical’s new Paratus rifle is a takedown semi-automatic system in .308/7.62x51mm NATO that can be taken…Read More >
The American Silencer Association (ASA) wants Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly to immediately make on-air corrections of factual inaccuracies he…Read More >
You’ve seen the press coverage of the Silencers Are Legal shoot. You’ve spent hours idly watching YouTube videos of people…Read More >