The DOJ Released A 115-Page Rule Change To Redefine A ‘Firearm.’ Here’s What You Need To Know.
On Friday, The Department of Justice published a 115-page document detailing a proposed rule change that would redefine what constitutes a firearm. According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the new definition “take[s] into account technological developments and modern terminology in the firearms industry, as well as amendments to the marking and recordkeeping requirements.”
The newly proposed rule would redefine a “ghost gun” or precursor firearm parts as a firearm under federal law.
As of now, a “ghost gun” is defined as any homemade firearm that...