Arkansas will not enforce new ATF rule

Soon it will be considered a felony to own braces for handguns that aren’t registered.
Soon it will be considered a felony to own braces for handguns that aren’t registered.(MGN Online)
Published: Jan. 21, 2023 at 10:56 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 12:23 PM CST
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GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Soon it will be considered a felony to own unregistered braces for handguns.

The Garland County Sheriff, along with several others, announced Friday, Jan. 19, that he will not enforce the new federal rule that requires the registration of stabilizing braces.

“The ATF is concerned that people are using these against their shoulder as a short-barreled rifle instead of a handgun,” said Nathan House, the Arkansas Armory’s General Manager.

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