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Evidence mounts that government, not gun shops, arming Mexican cartels

PITTSBURGH — As the National Rifle Association gathers here for its annual convention starting today — an event that NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre predicted to this column yesterday would attract possibly 70,000 people — there is mounting evidence that this country’s government, not its gun shops or gun shows, is largely responsible for arming Mexican drug cartels.


Article by Dave Workman

GUNRUNNER: 'Blame Bush' option is out

PITTSBURGH — With Congressional investigators now on the ground in Arizona, as reported by CBS News and this column, new revelations about the controversial “Project Gunrunner” and its Phoenix off-shoot, “Operation Fast and Furious” are anticipated during the National Rifle Association convention, which opens here tomorrow, but one thing is clear from documents and interviews: This strategy only goes back to 2009, after the Obama administration took charge.


Article by Dave Workman

Congressional 'Gunrunner' investigators in Arizona

Congressional investigators are in Arizona tracking down information in the on-going “Project Gunrunner” investigation, and according to CBS News, one of the key figures involved in the Phoenix-based “Fast and Furious” segment of the gun running sting may provide a link to Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano.


Article by Dave Workman

New WA suppressor law won't get USA Today's vote

How would anti-gun editors treat Gregoire, WA lawmakers over suppressors?

Weekend editorials in USA Today and the Hartford Courant clearly demonstrate both newspapers’ dislike of pro-Second Amendment issues, leaving one to question how these eastern journals might react to actions by the Washington Legislature and Gov. Christine Gregoire, who signed a law allowing the use of legally-owned firearm suppressors.


Article by Dave Workman

NSSF, gun owners react to lawsuit threats from Mexico

BREAKING: NSSF, Gun owners react to threatened Mexico industry lawsuit

American gun rights activists, and the National Shooting Sports Foundation have “taken off the gloves” following yesterday’s disclosure by CBS News and confirmed by the Associated Press that Mexico has retained a high-profile United States legal firm to possibly sue U.S. gun makers for the violence in that country, as shown by two popular gun rights forums, The High Road and Gun Rights Media…


CCRKBA Says Melson Should Be Fired!

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said Kenneth E. Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, should resign or be fired for continued stonewalling on “Project Gunrunner,” the controversial operation that allegedly allowed thousands of guns to be funneled across the border into Mexico.

BREAKING: Issa threatens ATF with contempt!

BREAKING: Angry Issa threatens ATF with contempt over Gunrunner stonewalling

Congressman Darrell Issa has threatened the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with a contempt citation for having failed to produce any documents relating to Project Gunrunner that Issa subpoenaed on March 31.


Article by Dave Workman

New Democrat party chief wants more gun control

New DNC chief reaffirms hers is ‘the party of gun control’

A Florida Democrat, just named to head the Democratic National Committee, wasted no time yesterday reaffirming the notion that Democrats are “the party of gun control,” and the 15,000 members of the Washington Arms Collectors (WAC) will not be happy, because her plans could directly impact their monthly gun shows in Puyallup and Monroe.


Article by Dave Workman

April morning

Reflecting upon another April morning

“…Whatever else happened that day at Lexington Green and Concord Bridge, it began with a government move to seize guns, powder and ball from the citizens…”


Article by Dave Workman