ATF Head Still Boxed in by Politics, Low Resources in America

ATF Head Still Boxed in by Politics, Low Resources in America
WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth. It was January, and the nation was embroiled in a rare debate on gun control, the result of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school the previous month. The White House pushed for tougher gun laws and Congress seemed unusually… [Minnesota Public Radio / Associated Press, via GunPolicy.org]

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