Brady Makes the Case for Doubling ATF’s Enforcement Staff

Brady Director of Racial Justice and Senior Counsel Kelly Sampson

This morning Brady’s Director of Racial Justice and Senior Counsel Kelly Sampson testified before a House subcommittee on the importance of the ATF and proper funding for oversight over the gun industry, enforcing gun laws, and preventing firearm trafficking. — Brady | United Against Gun Violence (@bradybuzz) May 22, 2024 According to the last […]

Rep. Kelly Armstrong: Bryan Malinowski is Dead Because ATF Wanted to Make a Political Statement

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“Somebody is dead because the ATF decided to execute a warrant in the most unprofessional, irresponsible, and dangerous way.” 🎥 : @RepArmstrongND underscores the reckless actions by Biden’s ATF that needlessly took the life of Bryan Malinowski. — Weaponization Committee (@Weaponization) May 22, 2024 I think we need to just take a step back […]

Judge Kaczmaryk Rules That American’s Can’t ‘Just Trust’ The ATF

ATF Director Steve Dettelbach

The [ATF’s ‘engaged in the business] rule was scheduled to take effect Monday. It required anyone who sells a gun to be licensed and conduct the same background checks as gun stores. The suit argued the rule violated the Second Amendment and the 2022 Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. [District Court Judge Matthew] Kacsmaryk’s ruling did […]

Shooting Straight: It’s Time to Abolish the ATF

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The phrase “common sense gun laws” is uttered by politicians and those on the anti-gun side more times than we can count. It is, after all, a fantastic catch-all phrase that implies anyone who disagrees is a fool who, of course, possesses no common sense (and also wants children to die). Maybe one of the […]

It Looks Like No One at ATF Will Be Held Accountable for the Killing of Bryan Malinowki

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It appears no one will be held criminally accountable for ATF’s botched March 19 raid, during which 53-year-old Little Rock airport executive Bryan Malinowski was shot and killed in his own home. The post-shooting investigation is as flawed as ATF’s choice of tactics, which caused the killing.  Whenever a law enforcement officer kills someone, two […]

Annals of Abuse: ATF Arrested Wrong Man Who Faced 115 Years Behind Bars

Wednesday, December 13, 2023, began just like any other workday for Bryan Montiea Wilson, a 33-year-old resident of West Columbia, South Carolina, who had never been in trouble with the law.    At 6 a.m., Wilson began his shift at Harsco Rails on West Technology Drive, where he worked as a material processor for the […]