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Stephen Hunter’s G-MAN will be on sale May 16, 2017. (Published by Penguin Random House) Isn’t much. Not a thing, really. Just a boulder stuck horizontally in a patch of grass that extends, like a peninsula, into a parking lot fronting a bland municipal building. If you look carefully, you’ll notice …
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“We need to push along the ERPOs so that we have these red flag [gun confiscation] laws…this is the single most important thing I think we can do in the gun control area.” —William Barr, Attorney General Nominee 1/15/19
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com WASHINGTON D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Acting Director Regina Lombardo today announced her retirement from the federal agency. Lombardo began her career at the ATF in 1992 as a special agent from the Miami Field Office. She quickly raised through the ranks …
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If you’ve ever filled out a Form 4473, you’re familiar with the Question 11e: “Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or other controlled substance?” In case you thought there was any ambiguity with regard to medical marijuana, you were wrong. Indeed, there …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- When a California gun control advocate went on the warpath in The Hill criticizing the hiring of author and firearms researcher John Lott as an advisor to the Justice Department’s Office of Justice program, the reaction was swift in defense of Lott’s work. Griffin Dix, president of …
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So, earlier this fall, John Lott accepted a position at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Specifically, he went to work as a senior adviser for research and statistics at the Office of Justice Programs—this is a DOJ division that quietly gives out $5 billion in grants annually. Sounds like …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF), and 80% Arms announced the filing of a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by the Cities of Syracuse, San Jose, Chicago, Columbia, SC, as well as Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Everytown …
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Rogue elements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are continuing their assault on certain types of commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols. According to the law firm Wiley, ATF has developed a new interpretation of “handgun” that threatens to curtail the supply of foreign-manufactured pistols and could put many law-abiding …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has submitted a formal request to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the U.S. Department of Justice, Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Regina Lombardo, and ATF Deputy Director Marvin Richardson seeking reversal of the agency’s …
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On July 22, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced the expansion of the Department of Justice’s Operation Legend to Chicago in order to combat the increase in violent crime that has gripped the city in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, rioting, and sustained de-policing efforts. Describing …
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