In detail description about the impacts of EU firearms directive to Finnish firearms legislation including the impacts to different interest groups
The EU weapons directive (EUGunban) was presented in November 2015 only a few days after the attack in France. It was adopted in March 2017 after a long and hard struggle in Brussels with many changes. It is to be implemented in all EU countries by September 1st 2018 into national laws. In France, the timetable has been adhered to. … Read More
Firearms United has analyzed the proposal drafted by the Finnish authorities which contains strict and unnecessary interpretation of the directive.
Now it is official – The misguided firearms directive will be challenged in the ECJ (European Court of Justice)
The Czech ministry of Interior has filed a suit 9th of August to prevent the implementation of the EU Firearms Directive, which would help the national authorities of the Member States to not implement the already faulty directive on national level.
Firearms United in supporting case is Swedish supreme court because every war is won one battle at a time and never through defensive actions only! Swedish authorities were active in trying to support the firearms directive and additional restrictions to everyone in EU to support their own agenda in Sweden, but now is time to fight back!
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