In February, Morrisey led a coalition of 25 states and others in challenging the rule, calling it unlawful, arbitrary and capricious. The coalition’s motion to preliminarily enjoin the rule remains pending.
“ATF’s final rule is nothing more than an effort to undermine Americans’ Second Amendment rights,” Morrisey said. “This is an egregious final rule turning millions of common firearms accessories into ‘short barreled rifles.’ This is a completely nonsensical regulation.
“Let’s call this what it is: an attack by the Biden administration against lawful gun owners.”