A senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, or ATF, recommended reducing some gun regulations in an internal memo made public on Monday.
A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that President Obama cannot use executive privilege to prevent Congress from viewing records on Operation Fast and Furious, a gunrunning program that let thousands of firearms cross the border into Mexico.
House Republicans have introduced an amendment to the bill that funds the Department of Justice which would prevent the executive agency from using any funds to ban “green tip” .223 ammunition.
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would remove race and ethnicity reporting requirements on Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) background checks for firearm purchases.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) received more than 310,000 comments from the public on the agency’s failed attempt to ban a popular form of ammunition used in AR-15 rifles.
Gun rights groups celebrated the defeat of a proposed ban on a popular form of ammunition commonly used in AR-15 rifles Tuesday.
In a notice posted on its website Tuesday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) announced it will no longer pursue a ban on a popular form of 5.56 ammunition commonly used in AR-15 rifles.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R., Wis.) is working on a bill that would abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.