The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been without a permanent director for six years, as President Obama
recently noted. But even if someone were to be confirmed for the job,
the agency’s ability to thwart gun violence is hamstrung by legislative
restrictions and by loopholes in federal gun laws, many law enforcement
officials and advocates of tighter gun regulations say.
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