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Attorney General Morrisey announced he is leading a lawsuit against the ATF

February 13th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced this week  that he is leading a coalition of other attorneys general in a lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) new rule regulating stabilizing braces, commonly referred to as pistol braces. The rule in question is called centers on stabilizing braces and means that when manufacturers, dealers and individuals pair stabilizing braces with 99% of pistols, they must comply with the laws that regulate short-barreled rifles, which includes the National Firearms Act.Morrisey noted in a press release that the attachments were designed to people with disabilities use pistols, and are popular with older gun owners, people of smaller stature and those with limited mobility. He said they’ve also been sold for more than a decade without being subject to regulation…