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US Eases Firearms Export Rules, Officials Say

A woman uses a virtual reality based firearms simulator at the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual meeting, in…

U.S. firearms makers will be able within days to export as much as 20% more guns, including assault rifles and ammunition, under rules the Trump administration announced on Friday.

The change, which had been contemplated for more than a decade, will officially move oversight of commercial firearm exports from the State Department to the Commerce Department, where export licenses will be much easier to obtain.

A woman uses a virtual reality based firearms simulator at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting, in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 28, 2019.

A draft of the rules was published on Friday, with publication in the Federal Register read more >>>

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