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4 March 2011

Christian Science Monitor

ATLANTA - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is facing criticism of a program that funneled illegal guns into the hands of Mexican gun runners, drug gangs, and other criminals after two of those guns were found at the scene of the Dec. 14 shooting of US border patrol agent Brian Terry by Mexican bandits in Arizona. Under the ATF's Operation Fast and Furious, gun smugglers were allowed to buy the weapons in the hopes the US agents could track... (GunPolicy.org)

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