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'Gunrunner' probe will not be deterred by 'ongoing investigation' stall

Issa’s ‘Gunrunner’ probe will not be deterred by ‘ongoing investigation’ stall

A congressional probe into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Project Gunrunner” controversy will not be stalled or derailed by the Justice Department’s assertion that it cannot hand over all documents sought by an April 1 subpoena, a congressional committee spokesman indicated to this column late yesterday.


Article by Dave Workman

SAF lawsuit v. Bloomberg highlights 'culture gap'

Bellevue v. Bloomy: SAF lawsuit against NYC highlights ‘culture gap’

Yesterday’s announcement of a federal lawsuit against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City of New York, filed by Bellevue’s Second Amendment Foundation, is earning accolades from gun rights activists, and it also highlights the vast cultural difference between the Empire State and Pacific Northwest.


Article by Dave Workman

BREAKING! SAF sues Bloomberg, NYC

BREAKING: Bellevue v. Bloomberg as SAF sues over ‘excessive’ NYC gun permit fee

The Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation has once again flexed its legal muscle on the far side of the country, suing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the City of New York and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in federal court over the city’s excessively-high permit fee simply to keep a handgun at home.


Article by Dave Workman

Senate to Consider Bill to Fill Federal Gun Positions with Political Hacks

Shortly, the U.S. Senate will consider legislation to take a number of key gun-related offices in the Department of Justice and remove them from the requirement of Senate confirmation. The legislation is sponsored by anti-gun zealot Charles Schumer (D-NY) and weak-kneed Republican Lamar Alexander (R-TN).

S. 679 would give Barack Obama the ability to fill major gun-related Department of Justice slots with anti-gun partisans, without the pesky inconvenience of having to comply with the Constitution's requirements for Senate confirmation.

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Is Maryland congressman running interference for ATF on 'Gunrunner?'

Is MD congressman running interference for ATF, DoJ on ‘Gunrunner?’

Is Maryland Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reforms, now running interference for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Justice Department (DoJ), on the “Project Gunrunner” investigation?


Article by Dave Workman

WA legislature wields budget axe; Seattle GRE honored

WA Legislature (gasp!) thinking about what?!

According to Monday morning’s Seattle Times, the State Legislature is considering budget cuts to help close the $5 billion deficit that may reduce or eliminate services used by illegal aliens.


Article by Dave Workman

BREAKING: Congressman ISSA issues subpoena for GUNRUNNER Documents

Reacting swiftly to Wednesday’s non-response from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to provide certain documents relating to “Project Gunrunner,” Congressman Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform this morning subpoenaed Acting ATF Director Kenneth Melson to produce the documents.


Article by Dave Workman

Washington legislature passes Suppressor bill

Shhhhh…..Suppressor bill sent to Gregoire

Legislation that will allow the
legal owners of firearm noise suppressors to actually use them in Washington State is now headed to Gov. Christine Gregoire’s desk, where it should be signed due to the overwhelming support it got in both houses of the State Legislature, and from law enforcement.


Article by Dave Workman

ATF Misses Issa's Deadline!

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives missed a 30 March deadline to provide Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform with documents pertaining to ATF's Project Gunrunner.