In response to new regulations announced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) last week, a Florida Congressman has introduced a bill to abolish the agency entirely.
Matt Gaetz, Republican Congressman representing Florida’s First Congressional District, announced the bill’s introduction Wednesday.
Its entire text is as follows:
To abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Abolish the ATF Act’’.
SEC. 2. ABOLISHMENT OF THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is hereby abolished.
The bill has already been praised by the American Firearms Association:
More information on the Pistol Brace Ban announced by the ATF last week can be found here: