ATF's struggle to close down firearms dealers

By Fred Schulte

Agency's crippled oversight of the industry means troubled gun dealers can stay open for years.

New study affirms the grim role played by US guns in Mexican violence

By Aaron Mehta and R. Jeffrey Smith

More than two-thirds of the arms seized over five years came from U.S. sellers.

Excerpts from this story referencing "National Tracing Center":

"… sive long-term data available for guns that have been traced through ATF's National Tracing Center. A report done in 2009 by the Government Accountability Office found  …"