Virginia’s governor Ralph Northam (D.) called for a special session of the state legislature in order to take up a collection of gun-control proposals mostly unrelated to last week’s attack in Virginia Beach where 12 people were murdered. He has yet to specify when the session will take place.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives refused to release the details of how the agency planned to enforce the bump-stock ban that went into effect on Tuesday and the number of bump stocks that have been turned in to them, if any.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives explained the laws that govern 3D-printed and other homemade firearms this week in an interview with the Washington Free Beacon.
Firearms traces by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives increased more than 10 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to a report from the agency released on Tuesday.
Twenty-eight guns were either lost by or stolen from agents at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives over the course of three years, a watchdog report released this week revealed.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that one of its gun crime initiatives has resulted in the arrest of 8 suspects who attempted to purchase guns despite being prohibited from doing so.
A 17-year-old boy was killed and a woman injured in a package bomb explosion on Monday at a home in Austin, and police responded to reports of a second blast in the Texas state capital, authorities said.
A Democratic candidate running for Congress in Virginia is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) after taking part in a political stunt in which an AR-15 was destroyed.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives announced on Monday it is working with the gun industry’s trade group to offer a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the criminals who robbed a Maryland gun store.
In a story that USA Today described as an “exclusive” piece of “breaking news,” the publication misled readers about the timing of FBI gun retrieval requests.