Dear Mr. Holder, Put Safety Features on Your Own Guns

From the Washington Free Beacon: Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Department (DOJ) wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts. When discussing gun violence prevention programs within the DOJ, Holder told a House appropriations subcommittee that his agency is looking into technological innovations. “I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get passed those common sense reforms last year, Read more […]

FBI Changes “Primary Mission” from “Law Enforcement” to “National Security”

I think the Bureau has made a wise change since, if their primary mission is “law enforcement,” then people might expect them to adhere to the law they enforce on others. Foreign Policy’s blog, The Cable, reports: The FBI’s creeping advance into the world of counterterrorism is nothing new. But quietly and without notice, the agency has finally decided to make it official in one of its organizational fact sheets. Instead of declaring “law enforcement” as its “primary function,” as it has Read more […]

Without the Federal Government Who Would Exploit the Mentally Disabled in Gun Stings?

Some amazing investigative journalism from The Milwaukee Journal! Imagine hearing about a business that convinced a mentally ill teen to get a tattoo on his neck that advertised for the business—gave him $150 to mark up his body for commercial purposes. That actually happened in Portland Oregon at Squid’s Smoke Shop—except it wasn’t a private business. The BATF ran a fake establishment in order to make firearm arrests. Mentally disabled Aaron Key discovered the truth when he went Read more […]