The Deputy Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Thomas Brandon came right with it…for once. He admitted it would be nice to have all gun owners on a nice neat list.
From Bearing Arms:
The head honcho of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) joined Richard Schlesinger to discuss the state of the agency and made it clear he’s gunning for more resources.
“Public safety is the reason we exist; it’s not to take people’s guns,” the deputy director said. “It’s to regulate firearms that can be misused. You know, we’re a small agency with a big job.”
In his first television interview, which aired this weekend on the CBS program Sunday Morning, Deputy Director Thomas Brandon made a pitch for the need to provide the agency with a searchable database of gun manufacturing and gun sales.
Brandon claimed the agency is hampered by ‘not having the necessary technology’,…