Bumpstocks have been on the hit list for some time now. Not because they are intrinsically dangerous in the hands of hundreds of thousands of gun owners, but because one miscreant, a murderer, decided to use one in a horrific crime. Politicians and anti gunners, as usual, have decided to blame the implement and not the criminal. As a result, under the direction of President trump, the Department of Justice has reclassified bump stocks as machine guns. The ruling becomes official when it is placed on the Federal Register, likely this Friday, December 21, 2018. At that time, it will kick off a 90-day clock to either destroy or surrender your scapegoat bumpstock.
Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Department of Justice’
When FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg testified about his agency’s involvement in Operation Choke Point, he insisted FDIC was simply trying to inform banks about high-risk businesses and reduce fraud—not threaten banks or blacklist industries such as firearms retailers.
The NSA is monitoring phone calls and data, the Internet is an open book to the government and recently we learned
In a major development concerning discrimination in how financial services and products were withheld from firearms-related businesses due to
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) must
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has been investigating the possible role of the federal government—specifically the Department of Justice’s “Operation Choke Point”—in influencing banks in their lending and business-banking relationship decisions regarding firearms companies.
Attorney General Eric Holder told a House appropriations subcommittee last week that the Justice Department is looking into gun-controlling bracelets as part of its overall gun-control efforts.
Sharyl Attkisson at CBS News is reporting that three more weapons from the U.S. Justice Department’s failed Fast and Furious program have turned up at crime scenes in Mexico.
The Inspector General (IG) draft report on “Operation Fast and Furious” places most of the blame for the failed program on the Phoenix-based Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), sources familiar with the document told CBS News. However, Phoenix ATF staffers also argue they had approval from high-level officials.
South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy has said that he thinks President Barack Obama may end up firing Attorney General Eric Holder before the 2012 election. Gowdy is an outspoken Congressional critic of the Operation Fast and Furious scandal, and Gowdy said that he, Rep. Darrell Issa, and others pushing for accountability on Operation Fast and Furious will not stop until they get all the answers.