ATF's B. Todd Jones must confront gun violence

  • by: DAN K. THOMASSON , Scripps Howard News Service
  • Updated: August 5, 2013 - 1:12 PM

The gun lobby and its supporters, who have continuously demanded more enforcement against illegal firearms trafficking rather than new restrictions, have given an inch toward backing up their demands by permitting the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to have a permanent director for the first time in seven years.

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