H.R. 34 – Safe Students Act was introduced to the House of Representatives. This would repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990. See the bill here.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE)(ATF) has revised Form 4473. This Form also known as the Firearms Transaction Record, the form you complete to purchase a firearm from an FFL dealer such as a gun store, pawn shop, gun show or online retailer. The revised form includes all of the Notices, Instructions,... Read More
One of the most common questions we are asked by students, individuals who are new to the firearm community or those who want to purchase a handgun is for us to assist them with the purchase of their first handgun. There are many different options available and even more people who will volunteer their advice, both good... Read More
Transporting NFA Firearms If you transport an NFA Firearm into a state which prohibits private ownership you may face serious State and/or Federal felony charges. NFA firearms can be transported to another state that allow their ownership. The ATF requires prior authorization after a written request to transport any destructive device, machine gun, short-barreled rifle,... Read More
Effective October 1st, 2016 the FBI’s processing fee for fingerprints is being lowered which will change the application fee for applicants trying to obtain a concealed firearm permit. The new fee will be $37 (was $39) for a resident of Utah and $47 (was $49) for non residents.
The information in this post is meant for educational purposes only. This is not legal advice. Many people wonder if they are allowed to use deadly force against a dangerous animal, most commonly a dog. If we are being attacked, we expect that we can do what is necessary to defend ourselves. The principle of... Read More
Effective today Nevada once again honors the Utah concealed firearm permit. See the Nevada reciprocity document here.
As of today, Minnesota no longer recognizes the Utah concealed firearm permit. Their website states, “Utah law does not require permit-holders to demonstrate shooting proficiency. Minnesota law requires training to include shooting proficiency.” To view their new reciprocity click here.
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government cannot prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell their firearms after they are confiscated by authorities. read more