Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":
"… Ariz., office, where the operation was headquartered, were transferred to Washington. A scathing Justice Department inspector general’s report singled out 17 …"
"… n the NRA/NSSF challenge, which is now before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. No dealer inventories Yet another Tiahrt amendment bars the ATF fr …"
"… of crime gun traces in 1998 came from just 1.2 percent of gun dealers. The Washington, D.C.-area snipers, who murdered 10 people in the course of a three week s …"
"… e week shooting spree in 2002, obtained their assault rifle from a Tacoma, Washington, dealer with a long history of “missing” firearms. Limits on dealer i …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Joyce Foundation":
"… -based freelance writer. This story was funded in part by a grant from the Joyce Foundation. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "prosecutor":
"… to outlaw gun trafficking.Without a targeted federal gun trafficking law, prosecutors are forced to rely on other statutes that agents and prosecutors say are …"
"… king law, prosecutors are forced to rely on other statutes that agents and prosecutors say are difficult to enforce and riddled with loopholes.Chief among them: …"
"… themselves. Lying on the form is a crime. But in order to prove the lie, a prosecutor often must prove what the straw buyer was thinking when he or she bought t …"
"… s they didn’t know the guns were for the cartel.What’s more, even when prosecutors are able to convict a straw buyer, the sentences average only 12 months, …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas":
"… stopped in the southbound lanes of the Anzalduas port of entry in Mission, Texas, allegedly with five Century WASR-10 rifles and 10 high capacity magazines …"