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Victory for Hunters: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Drops New Regulations

Posted April 24, 2015

Under U.S. Customs Issues

(American Hunter via Daily Caller)

Hunters throughout the country should rejoice: The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it is returning to its previous system of facilitating the international transport of personal firearms and ammunition, after meeting with representatives from the NRA, firearms industry and sportsmen’s groups, and key members of Congress.

Last month, it was reported that CBP would be enforcing a series of stringent new requirements that were certain to make international an unnecessary headache for American hunters. The organization recently began enforcing regulatory changes requiring Americans travelling abroad to comply with commercial export requirements when transporting firearms and ammunition outside the U.S. for personal use. [...]

In short, anyone hoping to take their favorite hunting rifle or shotgun abroad would be buried under a mountain of sometimes impossible-to-complete paperwork. Click here to read more.