Hempstead County Sheriff releases statement regarding ATF ruling

    Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton has released a statement regarding the recent ruling from the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms regarding pistol braces.

    In the statement, Singleton said that he will stand with other sheriffs from Arkansas in not assisting any federal agency including the ATF in violating the Constitution of the State of Arkansas or the Constitution of the United States.  Singleton cited Arkansas Legislature Act 1012, which prohibits state and local employees, including law enforcement officials, from assisting the federal government in the enforcement of firearms regulations.

    To read Singleton's full statement, click here.

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