Skip to comments.ATF notice on disability information collection highlights absurd injustice
Posted on 11/22/2012 5:04:39 AM PST by marktwain
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives posted two 60-day notices in the Federal Register today, the first under the heading Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Relief of Disabilities, and the second under Certification of Qualifying State Relief From Disabilities Program.
Citing that the information requests will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget, the notice advises interested parties that Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until January 22, 2013.
The first notice is an [e]xtension of a currently approved collection on Relief of Disabilities. The need cited for the request is because [a]ny person prohibited from shipping or transporting any explosive in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce or from receiving or possessing any explosive which has been shipped or transported in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce may make application for relief from disabilities.
The notice estimates that 50 respondents will take one minute to support documentation for relief [and the] estimated annual total burden associated with this collection is one hour.
Thats for explosives. As far as getting firearms rights recognized for people prohibited by federal law from possessing a gun, the bureau with the billion (plus) dollar budget cant lift a finger. While federal law provides a mechanism for prohibited persons to apply to have their prohibition lifted, a congressional appropriations Catch-22 tactic in use by committed anti-gunners since 1992 will not allow ATF to use federal funds to process a request. What we see as a result are outrageous injustices, like the case of Thomas Lamar Bean, who due to inadvertently having some ammunition in his truck when he went to Mexico, has been branded a prohibited person for life with the resulting destruction of his livelihood, and with no ability to petition for redress,
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let’s Bill Ayres running around with bombs in his pockets ~
Still think we live in free country?
Um, yes. Everything I want 0bama goan give it to me for free.
Now go pay your taxes and make sure all your guns are in compliance with the Bureau of A##h#l#s Trannies F#gg#ts, and Eunuchs.
Isn't it funny that when we held the Presidency, the House and the Senate this shameless attack on constitutional rights was never addressed. The unconstitutional Hughs amendment could have been eliminated also.
We never see that though. All we ever see is demorats and rinos ratcheting up their attacks on our freedoms and never a rollback when they are thrown out of power.
The House should bring up the repeal of these vile rules every session until they pass. It sure would be nice to see who stands with us.
Maybe they are afraid that it will pass.
I agree. ALL federal gun control laws need to be repealed.