Posted February 16, 2023 11:53 am by Comments

By Alex Madajian

A group of House and Senate Republicans are requesting records from the Biden administration about its “zero tolerance” policy for federal firearms licenses (FFLs).
Congressional Republicans are demanding the Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) turn over communications about how the legal definition of “willful” is being abused to revoke FFLs from gun dealerships.
They are also asking for records of how the “zero tolerance” policy is being implemented and specifics about FFL revocations since the Biden administration released its gun crime “fact sheet” in June 2021. Biden officials have until March 1 to turn over the appropriate information.

What does this mean?
It means if the ATF deems any FFL action a “willful violation,” then they skip all warning letters & conferences and:
RevokeRineor Suspend the gun store
— Gun Owners of America (@GunOwners) February 10, 2023

Republicans believe Biden officials are abusing the word “willful” as written in legal statutes to justify revoking FFLs for basic paperwork mistakes, rather than serious offenses. ATF license revocations have reportedly increased by 500% up to 273 FFLs, up from an average of 40 per year, in the first 11 months after the Biden administration’s guidelines.
“The Biden-Harris Administration claims this policy will increase

Source: Gun Owners of America

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