What do you do when the same agency that regulates almost every aspect of your business asks you to allow sales forbidden by law and then the news starts using evidence of these illegalities to demand more gun control?
Still want an FFL of your very own, folks?
I will not break the law. I don't care if it's a sting or not. I don't care if I have an agreement in writing from the ATF that I won't be prosecuted: it's not worth it.
In other news, it has come out that the weapon used to shoot and kill ICE Special Agent Jaime Zapata in Monterrey came from a gun shop in Lancaster, TX. The original purchaser was known to the ATF [pdf]
to be in the business of obliterating serial numbers from guns in preparation for their shipment to the Los Zetas.
As of this morning, the question was put directly
to the White House press secretary, but he plead ignorance. This could be more damaging than Ruby Ridge.