Our partner GUNSweek summed up the outcome: Just as the European gun owners community feared, the modifications to the European firearms directive were approved without amendments – a slap in the face of the so-called European democracy and to the civil rights of millions of gun owners Europe-wide The European Parliament ultimately failed the citizens of the Union by not attempting … Read More
Yesterday the European Parliament meeting in Plenary in Strasbourg voted on the Provisional Agreement reached in December following the Trilogues. The rejection of the Commission Proposal as well as the amendments proposed to improve the text failed to make it due to the first two votes: AM 109 (ENF) & AM 123 (EFDD): Rejection of the Commission proposal For: 123 Against: … Read More
Situation update: As we have indicated earlier the European Parliament will vote on the firearms directive on 14th of March. Firearms United staff has worked overtime to provide you with the summary of the current situation: The voting will work with the following principle if it follows the standard protocol: First there is a majority vote on whether the current … Read More
Why does European Commission want to make us vulnerable to terrorist attacks? Polish and European shooters and gun owners want to send a very important message to the European Commission – we will not stop fighting for our rights and we will continue to expose all your lies.
A constitutional amendment would enable Czechs to acquire and possess a gun for security purposes. This is a partial response to the proposed EU Firearms Directive. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports. Here some snippets which refer to Brussels’ Firearms Directive: Almost all of the Czech MEPs have already expressed their negative position to the Firearms Directive. They are also preparing new … Read More
The Firearms United has been following the EU legislation process up close and personal since the day ill-conceived proposal from the commission saw the light of day, and based on what we have seen, Otto von Bismarck was right when he (allegedly) “Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.”
Where are we know – here is an update.
On 15 February FIREARMS UNITED held a fruitful meeting with Rapporteur Vicky Ford in Strasbourg. This meeting was followed up with a letter that the Rapporteur sent us and which we reproduce below. FIREARMS UNITED appreciates the sterling work done by the Rapporteur in securing the best possible terms within her remit in spite of the intense pressure exerted by … Read More