The SIG MPX on display at a trade show in January 2013. (Photo: Daniel Terrill)
The federal government has not budged from its initial assessment classifying a SIG Sauer muzzle device as a silencer instead of the muzzle brake the company claims it to be.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reaffirmed its classification — again — in its response filed this week in federal court and asked the judge to dismiss the case. The response was SIG’s amended complaint filed earlier this month.
While the two parties are at a standstill, some gun rights advocates remain …read more