#Swedish vehicle attack: It wasn’t a question of if but when..

Yesterdays tragedy in Stockholm was a surreal awakening that the Sweden of old is since long gone. As such this attack upon Swedish society was just a question about when and not if? Sweden has before been the target for Islamic terrorism, the Christmas of 2010 when the islamic militant Taimour Abdulwahab from Tranås, who had become radicalized in Luton, … Read More

The Voting Day is approaching!

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

Czech minister wants to guarantee the right to keep and bear arms

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

“Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made”

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.

EP DID NOT BLOCK OUR WEBSITE – We apologise for the misinformation!

Dear supporters! We really do our best to provide you with verifiable and correct information, unfortunately due to a manipulation error we posted something we shouldn’t have. Let us explain what happened. A few weeks ago there was a news article in a Polish newspaper which stated that the website of Firearms United was blocked on the network of the … Read More

IMCO Vote on 26/01/2017

Tomorrow between 10:00 and 12:30 the comittee IMCO will vote on the compromise of the trilogue. We assume there will be a short debate before the vote  – as usual. You can download the paper (only in English) here: Click Again – as in summer 2016 – the Member of IMCO have only an English text to vote on. Again … Read More

About proposed change of Czech Constitutional law

Since there’s much misunderstanding, especially in foreign media, about meaning and purpose of recently proposed change of our Constitutional law to introduce citizens’ right to acquire, possess and carry firearms, I feel appropriate to correct these misinterpretations. LEX answers the following questions: Is it a “terrorist hunting permit”? Is it a proposal for unlimited possession and carrying of firearms? Are … Read More

Malta Firearms Conference – Sending the Message!

The Conference organized by FESAC, AACTS, AMACS and Firearms United in Malta has attracted media attention – in addition to hall full of firearms enthusiasts and foreign guests from many organizations in Europe! Nothing in the directive is yet settled, and even the trilogue is still formally ongoing before the parliament approves the current “compromise”. Malta is in key position, … Read More

Intense lobbying by FIREARMS UNITED?

EU Observer publishes the most biased article about the EU Gunban that we have read in the last week: EU reaches deal on contested gun laws by NIKOLAJ NIELSEN (20/12/2016) You are invited to read our point-by-point reply to this diatribe: Much of the debate has been overshadowed by intense lobbying from pro-gun groups. They argue that current rules are good enough and … Read More