Operation Fast and Furious: Designed to Promote Gun Control

Operation Fast and Furious: Designed to Promote Gun Control – “Internal ATF emails seem to suggest that ATF agents were counseled to highlight a link between criminals and certain semi-automatic weapons in order to bolster a case for a rule like the one the DOJ announced yesterday [Monday].” Townhall has obtained the email which states “Can you see if these guns were all purchased from the same FFL and at one time. We are looking at anecdotal cases to support a demand letter on long gun multiple sales. Thanks Mark R. Chait Assistant Director Field... read more

New border gun rules a distraction from Fast and Furious scandal, Issa says

New border gun rules a distraction from Fast and Furious scandal, Issa says – The Obama administration bolstered sales-reporting requirements Monday for gun dealers in the southern border states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas.  Darrell Issa, House oversight committee chairman, has already criticized the new requirements as nothing more than an attempt to deflect attention from the Operation Fast and Furious... read more

The Puzzle of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ — When Will Team Obama Come Clean About Failed Gun Program?

The Puzzle of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ — When Will Team Obama Come Clean About Failed Gun Program? – There are two puzzles in the so-called “Gunwalker” or “Operation Fast and Furious” case. This is the shocking case where Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents ordered American gun dealers to sell guns to obvious Mexican drug gangs over the objections of the gun dealers.  Here are just some of the questions that the Obama administration still has not... read more

NRA: We’ll sue over new reporting rule for multiple gun buys

NRA: We’ll sue over new reporting rule for multiple gun buys – The National Rifle Association is vowing to sue the Obama administration after it announced Monday that it will begin to require gun dealers in four border states to send reports to the government following multiple sales of some semi-automatic longarms.  “They don’t have the statutory authority to do it and we’ll file a lawsuit as soon as the first letters are sent” demanding the sales information from dealers, the NRA’s legislative director Chris Cox told POLITICO Monday... read more

Feds expand gun sales reporting requirements in four border states

Feds expand gun sales reporting requirements in four border states – The federal government said Monday it is proceeding with a plan to require gun dealers in four Southwest border states — California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas — to report the sales of high-power rifles under certain conditions in an effort to stem the flow of guns to Mexican drug cartels.  Critics immediately called the move an illegal expansion of gun-control laws and an effort to divert attention from the “Operation Fast and Furious” gun controversy. And the National Rifle Association said it will file suit to stop the... read more

ATF Scandal Threatens to Bring Down Top Obama Administration Officials

ATF Scandal Threatens to Bring Down Top Obama Administration Officials – New shocking details in the scandal that threatens to bring down top Obama administration officials. Called “Project Gun Runner” also known as “Operation Fast and Furious” was a botched international gun selling program that has been linked to the deaths of at least two... read more

ATF to require gunbuyer information on border

ATF to require gunbuyer information on border – In an effort to stem the illicit flow of weapons into Mexico, the Justice Department says gun shops in four Southwest border states will be required to alert the federal government to frequent buyers of high-powered rifles.  The new policy comes amid wide-spread criticism of a failed federal probe called Operation Fast and Furious aimed at dismantling large-scale arms trafficking networks along the Arizona border with... read more

Obama’s Quiet Guns Crackdown

Obama’s Quiet Guns Crackdown – The president will quietly toughen regulations in the wake of the Gabby Giffords shooting, Daniel Stone and John Solomon report, despite opposition from the... read more
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