A D.C. district court has told the Department of Justice to hand over an index of documents it has withheld from Congress in the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal. Deadline: Oct. 1.
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Massachusetts just will not quit. It has been a bad news week for gun owners in Massachusetts—already one of the strictest gun control states in the nation. Now a runner for Attorney General wants to mandate smart guns. In other news, the DOJ is ordered to release all documents related to Fast and Furious, while the women on The View defend their right to own guns. Read August 1, 2014’s top headlines that affect you—the legal gun owner in Cheaper Than Dirt’s The Shooter’s Log.
Sharyl Attkisson at CBS News is reporting that three more weapons from the U.S. Justice Department’s failed Fast and Furious program have turned up at crime scenes in Mexico.
On Wednesday, July 30 2013, the Senate voted 53-42 to appoint B. Todd Jones as director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. Appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder, Jones has been the acting director since 2011, one of six acting directors in the last six years. He served as acting director part time, while serving full time as U.S. District Attorney for Minnesota. He walks into the position at a highly mistrusted and misdirected agency full of controversy and problems. The ATF is currently understaffed and their budget is tight, not to mention the unsolved Fast and Furious debacle. It will be difficult to fix all the problems and perceptions of the ATF.
The Inspector General (IG) draft report on “Operation Fast and Furious” places most of the blame for the failed program…Read More >
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