DOJ Wanted to Scan License Plates of Gun Show Attendees

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from TownHall,

Last week the ACLU released information about the Department of Justice tracking the license plates of millions of cars belonging to American citizens. As if that wasn’t alarming enough, documents obtained by the organization through a Freedom of Information Act request show officials from the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms were particularly interested in going to gun shows and scanning the license plates of cars in the parking lot for tracking purposes.

The Department of Justices’ own surveys of prison inmates show criminals don’t obtain their firearms from gun shows.

Isn’t it telling how ATF (specifically the Phoenix office in partnership with DOJ headquarters in Washington D.C.) had zero interest in tracking more than 2500 weapons they purposely gave to Mexican-narco terrorists through Operation Fast and Furious (which were used to killed hundreds of people, including U.S. federal law enforcement officers), but thought tracking law-abiding, innocent gun show attendees might be appropriate.

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