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

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

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: BLACKMAILING THE PARLIAMENT, ENDANGERING CITIZENS

As untransparent trialogue proceeds and European Commission is demanding more and more restriction, it uses more and more pressuring rhetorics. According to them, the Parliament should “get out of its blockade mentality” and “not compromise on security of citizens”. Of course, anyone who knows more that what the Commission says knows that it is the Commission who uses this mess … Read More

An addendum to to POLITICO article

We thank POLITICO magazine to include link to our pages in its article, thereby allowing us to address their readers. It is a great example of free press. Commission threatens to derail gun law deal Gun lobby accuses the Commission of being ‘totalitarian.’ (If you don’t want to read whole article, just go to the last sentence, please: Link.) At … 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

FIREARMS UNITED agrees with Commissioner King’s aim – but not with his way!

Julian King

King wants an agreement that would restrict the circulation of fully automatic and converted semi-automatic weapons in such a way that safeguards their legitimate use. FIREARMS UNITED agrees with this aim – the safeguard of legitimate use, that is. King believes that the European Commission, Council and Parliament can come out with effective control measures against criminal misuse of firearms. We … Read More