The recent outbreaks of indiscriminate violence in Europe highlight a disturbing trend of decivilization throughout Western society.
Egypt's Minister of Interior announced that anyone who hands in an unlicensed or stolen police firearm to the authorities will not be questioned and will also get the opportunity to issue a personal defense gun license through simplifie
So this month, the unfolding saga of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (BATFE, but more commonly known as they have been for decades before 9/11 as simply ATF) Operation Fast & Furious continues to unfold,...slowly.
to secure the privacy rights of lawful purchasers of firearms, by preventing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (“BATFE”) from unlawfully requiring licensed firearm dealers to submit a report of sale
Chicago CBS affiliate WBBM is under fire for editing a 4-year old African American boy’s remarks to make him seem prone to gang violence. The young boys comments were played during a story about the drive-by shooting of two teenagers in a Chicago nei
Gun owner registration … bans on semi-automatic firearms … adoption of a UN gun control treaty -- all of these issues could very well be decided over the next 24 hours.
Gun dealers who called ATFE to report suspicious buyers when these strawmen attempted to make purchases were told by ATFE to complete the sale. ATFE actually facilitated the passage of the weapons into Mexico. It turns out that
The bombing and shooting spree in Norway on Friday has raised questions about whether federal law enforcement agencies in the United States are devoting enough resources and attention to the threat posed by right-wing extremists here. On the alert fo
At least 122 firearms from a botched U.S. undercover operation have been found at crime scenes in Mexico or intercepted en route to drug cartels there, a Republican congressional report issued on Tuesday said. Mexican authorities found AK-47 assau
BATFE To Issue "Demand Letter" To Dealers This Week - Multiple Rifle Sales Reports to Begin on August 14 - Prior Belief That Executive Order Would "Enact" This Was In Error
The agents called their superior and asked for the order to “take him.” The answer came back swiftly, instructing them to stay in the car. The message was clear: Let the guns go.
Police arrived at an island massacre about an hour and a half after a gunman first opened fire, slowed because they didn't have quick access to a helicopter and then couldn't find a boat to make their way to the scene just several hundred yards (met
Canton, Ohio police officer Daniel Harless has been placed on administrative leave following the release of dash cam video that showed him threatening the life of a driver who did not immediately provide notification of having a conceal weapons permi
Congressional investigators probing the controversial “Fast and Furious” anti-gun-trafficking operation on the border with Mexico believe at least six Mexican drug cartel figures involved in gun smuggling also were paid FBI informants, officials said
Lawmakers are questioning the Obama administration about whether the controversial "Fast and Furious" gunrunning probe may have had a cousin in Florida that resulted in guns being trafficked to Central America, known as "Operation Castaway."
Sometimes the news seems stranger than fiction. Who could dream up a plot line like this?
The Obama administration implemented its most aggressive and controversial gun measure to date Monday when it ordered dealers in four Southwestern states to report multiple sales of semiautomatic rifles to the federal firearms bureau.
An article about a state senator who aimed her loaded handgun at a reporter's chest in the course of an interview about gun laws has sparked national attention and highlighted debate about gun safety. Sen. Lori Klein, R-Anthem, trained the laser sigh
Operation Castaway: Virginia O’Brien was previously the Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Field Division. "From a first person source she is sh*tting herself trying to cover it up," the report stated.
Some Mexican drug cartel figures targeted by BATF in a gun-trafficking investigation were paid informants for the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration. BATF was "kept in the dark" and might have ended the operation sooner, Melson claims.
Mexican lawmakers said they want the U.S. officials who authorized a botched campaign to dismantle illicit firearms trafficking routes to face trial in Mexico. The BATF sold thousands of assault rifles to the Mexican drug cartels.
Today, the bureau is again under scrutiny, this time over a gun-trafficking investigation in which federal agents knowingly let weapons slip across the Mexican border; two later turned up in Arizona, where an American Border Patrol agent was killed i
So while there are many things that happened this month (or continue on from previous months) which are gun-related, some you may already have heard about in the news, and others not so much.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is being accused of retaliating against an agent who helped publicize the agency’s role in allowing thousands of guns to cross the U.S. border and fall into the hands of Mexican drug gangs.
Kenneth Melson, director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is expected to resign under pressure, in the wake of the controversy over Operation Fast and Furious. In which straw buyers were allowed to purchase illegally large numbers of we
Three federal gun agents told a House committee Wednesday that dozens of gun traffickers suspected of working for Mexican drug cartels were "allowed to walk free" during an investigative operation...
Weapons smuggled into Mexico as part of a US sting operation -- and then lost -- have been linked to numerous killings, including that of an American federal agent, a congressional report disclosed Wednesday.
Gun rights activists have long-complained of the presence of an anti-gun bias in the media. They’ve always assumed that this was simply the result of the reporters’ personal bias infecting their reporting...
A recent Centers for Disease Control report shows how biased data sampling supports anti-rights propaganda. In a new report, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) attempted to link firearms with violence, especially against children. The authors wr
Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.