New Border Gun Rules a "Distraction"

Daily Caller -The Obama administration bolstered sales reporting requirements Monday for gun dealers in the southern border states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The new requirements have already being criticized by Darrell Issa, House oversight committee chairman, as nothing more than an attempt to deflect attention from the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. The new rules require gun dealers to report an individual who makes multiple semi-automatic weapons purchases within a five-day period. Issa, a California Republican, blasted the administration in an interview with The Daily Caller. “This political maneuver seems designed to protect the careers of political appointees at the Justice Department and not public safety,” Issa said. “It’s disconcerting that Justice Department officials who may have known about or tried to cover-up gunwalking in Operation Fast and Furious are continuing attempts to distract attention from clear wrongdoing.” Read more: News New Mexico


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