Current Status of Firearms Magazines in legislation in various EU member states.
The Czech are taking EU to court – results out possibly already Q2/19
Czech are fighting back and the first results of them taking EU to the court to get the firearms directive anulled might be out as early as Q2/19
Firearms United Finland – Crowd sourcing and cooperation!
Firearms United Finland cooperating with firearms enthusiasts actively to secure the future of our sports!
Dutch Government Uses EU Directive to try out Racial Discrimination
Dutch government really takes the cake with its local implementation proposal to introduce factors like “race, ethinicity, political views and religion” into the Weapons and Ammunition Act. They must have figured out that “stereotypes are nice because they save time!” or something…
Finnish Authorities Overshoot their mandate on national implementation!
Firearms United has analyzed the proposal drafted by the Finnish authorities which contains strict and unnecessary interpretation of the directive.
European Commission: Banning bullets – do it for the Birds!
European Commission is not done with shooting community yet: the misguided attempt to ban guns failed due to actions taken by the European shooters community under the banners of Firearms United and many, many other organizations. Now get ready for round 2: Bullet ban!
National Implementation: Norway Banning Semi-automatics!
According to rumours, now confirmed by an article , the Norwegian Government wants to ban semi-automatics from civilian use as a national implementation of the firearms directive.
The Czech Have Challenged the Faulty Firearms Directive in Court!
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.
National Implementation – what now?
Now it is time to be active – national implementation is starting in every MS and you as a stakeholder might have a role in the process!
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