Testifying Wedesday in front of the House Oversight Committee, ATF Director B. Todd Jones denied allegation that ATF agents purposely target mentally ill or disabled persons for undercover storefront operations.
Director of ATF B. Todd Jones will testify and answer questions from lawmakers today on Capitol Hill about reckless tactics the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms uses to run undercover storefront operations.
Late yesterday afternoon, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley sent a letter to ATF Chief B. Todd Jones asking why major players in Operation Fast and Furious are still working at the agency, especially considering Jones said they were no longer employed there
When California Senator Dianne Feinstein's anti-gun legislation went down in flames last year, those working in the firearms industry knew she'd eventually be back with another proposal cracking down on semi-automatic rifles, or what she calls "assault weapons."
Ares Armor, a San Diego company that manufacturers and produces parts for firearms, has been granted a restraining order against the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.
When Special Agent Jay Dobyns put his life on the line to work? undercover in the Hell's Angels gang for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, he expected his supervisors would have his back once his job was done. ?They didn't.
I am continually amazed how many of the very agents in charge of enforcing America's gun laws at the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms are completely reckless with guns.
In January 2013, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel dropped a bombshell report showing ATF Agents who attempted to set up a storefront in the city, ended up damaging the building, owing the landlord money and lost a machine gun on the streets after it was stolen out of a government vehicle.