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

New attempt from the EU commission to ban specifically AK47 and AR15 families of Firearms

The cat is out of the bag now… New attempt (16.11.2016!) by the EU commission to ban specifically: Civilian firearms of “AR 15 family”, also derivates Civilian firearms of “AK47 family”, also derivates ALL detachable magazines above 10 rounds (also for handguns, repeating-firearms, rimfires etc.) Strong regulation of magazines and semi-automatic firearms Stricest evaluation of exemptions Immediate decision on bans, … Read More

FIREARMS UNITED’s Answers to EU

We list all interesting informations and arguments against the EU gunban and stricter national gun laws. Feel free to read our reports and answers and use the arguments when you write to or call your politician or talk to a journalist.

Protest 2.0

The chances for a vote that rejects many of the proposals improve if you politely inform the politicians about the impact, Your help is needed!

Legislative Procedure explained

Meanwhile FIREARMS UNITED became expert in lawmaking in Brussel. We want to share our knowledge with you. This here is the status quo of end of June 2016: Avaiable as PDF and PPP with hyperlinks in EN | DE |  FR | IT

EU, we have a problem – but you hit the wrong targets!

Yes, we have problem with gun crime. Yes, terrorists and criminals use forbidden explosives and war weapons … …and converted acoustic firearms. Yes, they ordered unregistered converted firearms by internet. No, these firearms did not belong to authorised owners. No, they ordered illegally reconverted firearms via the darknet. EC wants confiscation of authorised firearms and more. EC has no rules for … Read More