Federal judge upholds reporting requirement for gun stores

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January 14, 2012

From FoxNews.com

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has dismissed a firearms industry association’s lawsuit seeking to block the Obama administration from requiring gun store owners in Southwest border states to report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.

U.S. District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer said the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives properly limited its requirement to purchasers of two or more semi-automatic rifles greater than .22 caliber within five days in the states of California, Arizona, New Mexico or Texas.

“Congress has effected a delicate balance between ATF’s regulation of firearms and the right to privacy held by lawful firearms owners,” Collyer wrote. The ATF’s reporting requirement “did not disturb that balance.”

Gun dealers opposed the requirements, arguing they would effectively require a national registration of gun sales, which they said the ATF did not have the authorization to do.

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1 Comment - what are your thoughts?

  • Clinton Hime says:

    When you own judges who can not, or will not, read the plain language of the constitution, especially the second amendment and the equal protection amendment, then you can get a order for most anything you want.

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