Trilogue ends on the EU Gun Ban

From our partner GUNSWEEK.com by Pierangelo Tendas – 21.12.2016 Press release of the European Commission European Parliament and “aggressive gun lobby” watered down the proposal Update 25.01.2017: Trilogue’s outcome now published: LINK  Next steps by EU in February and March Letter of FIREARMS UNITED to Frans Timmermans, First Vice President of COM Next steps by FIREARMS UNITED A press release of the European … Read More

FINANCIAL STATUS

Thanks to all our supporters! Since 7th June 2016 we recieved more than 100.000 €. From this total we already paid expenses of 23.487,61 € for travel costs, press releases, advertisments and letters, as well as for paypal fees of 1.616.73 €. The balance of 15.12.2016 was 81.835,13 €, We still have to pay for outstanding expenses of the Firearms Directive … Read More

Letter by Vicky Ford to Member of Parliaments

We recieved today the information, that Vicky Ford has sent a letter to MEPs. We copied this letter from here and asked our sources for verification. It is confirmed that rapporteur Vicky Ford wrote the letter. She tweeted that she is moving towards an agreement that is close to the Parliament position, which however would move IPSC guns to Cat. A … Read More

We don’t give up the fight to keep our firearms!

We’ll go to step TWO! Pay for professional help as well as lobbying in national governments for our rights. We’ve updated our donation page with the new balance and the list of expenses: Expenses : -13.093,56 € Balance : 68.392,05 More expenses will have to be paid for: FIREARMS UNITED Conference catering and webstream, more flights expenses for speakers professional … Read More

WRITE TO OR CALL YOUR MEPs NOW!

PLEASE SHARE AND ACT: EU COMMISSION WILL ENABLE ORIGINAL EUGUNBAN PROPOSAL Perhaps it is due to our facts which we presented last Wednesday in Brussels and which were not spread by media at all – even when we made a paid press release. It seems no journalist or online magazin forwarded this information, even when it got 1 million views. We … Read More

Tomasz W. Stępień, President of Firearms United, delivered a fiery closing remark

Firearms United president Tomasz W. Stępień had the honor to deliver the final remarks of the conference, and did so with a vengeance. His remarks were probably the most intense and vibrant speech of the day. While political correctness allows gun owners to be the only part of society that can legitimately be victimized by deliberate attacks, anti-gun political leaders … Read More

Stephen Petroni: The Collectors’ Perspective on the Firearms Directive

FESAC chairman Stephen A. Petroni once again denounced how the European Commission willfully and maliciously compares legitimate gun collectors with illegal hoarders and identifies them as “possible sources of firearms” for the black market in order to justify restrictions against them.

Our Impact Assessment

The European Commission has so far failed to support the EU Gun Ban plans with an impact assessment – most likely because carrying on an impact assessment would cripple the gun ban plans, as its outcomes would seriously contradict the anti-gun agenda. Two members of the first panel brought on their own evaluation, with facts and figures, that were the … Read More

In-depth analysis by Erik Lakomaa

Swedish scholar and political consultant Erik Lakomaa had its own study to introduce, an in-depth evaluation of the effects of the European firearms directive in its current form – a field where the lack of research is unfortunately noticeable. Leaving out all political evaluations, Erik Lakomaa’s research is based on facts and numbers, and shows that no law passed so … Read More