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

Urge your MEP to visit our conference – live or virtually!

The conference, due to the huge number of participants and co-organizers, promises to be the most important ever held in Brussels on the subject of gun control, and will be an important occasion to reveal and explain to MEPs the lies on which the European Commission has built its ignoble proposal. It will also be a point of direct contact … 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

Semiautomatic still threatened

Wednesday 19 of October the Swedish IPSC Association had arranged a meeting with Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, MEP and shadow rapporteur for IMCO in the Trialogue around the Firearms Directive and FIREARMS UNITED has received first hand information about the meeting. Anna Maria Corazza Bildt first received a demonstration of the sport. European Champion IPSC Handgun, Stefan Ekstedt and Swedish … Read More

UN and EU Firearms Expert Suspected for Distribution of Illegal Firearms

Since last year the proposals of the European Commission tried to bring us new and draconian gun legislation. The EC hoped to get a quick vote in their favor on the back of the terror attacks last year in France. We have been working very hard since that proposal to counter the inaccuracies and general lack of common sense in … Read More

UN’s Hypocrisy on Arms

Guns Week asked this week, if  the outcome of the U.S. Presidential elections could have repercussions on the European fight against senseless gun control measures and if the  victory of the anti-gunners in the U.S. could provide new strength to the anti-gunners in Europe. Read more: Gun Ban: US and EU, two shores of one same dividing Ocean The US plays a … Read More

Commission wants #EUGunban says Council

Austrian Parliament published the latest news of the Council – we copied the sections regarding firearms and explosives. The most important sentences in red: It is important to reach an agreement before the end of the year. The Commission will continue to urge the colegislators to maintain the level of ambition, particularly the objective to ban the most dangerous semi-automatic firearms. The document … Read More

IMCO’s Statement of First Trilogue Meeting

salami-tactic

On 29th of September Vicky Ford (Rapporteur, ECR) and Anna Maria Corazza Bildt (Shadow Rapporteur, EPP) gave an update on the trialogue for the amendments of the Firearms Directive. You can follow her speech in this webstream at the beginning of the meeting during the first seven minutes. Links to webstream: here or here Read more: summary of her speech and … 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.

What Really Happened in the IMCO Vote?

The IMCO has now now voted for the opinion of the European parliament. The preliminary results are in, but what really happened and how does that impact me as a hunter/sportshooter/reservist/gun collector/recreational shooter?