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Orlando Killer Worked For Company Transporting Illegal Immigrants Inside US; Was Interviewed By FBI 3 Times

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In a surprising discovery, the Palm Beach Post first reported that according to state records, Orlando shooter Omar Mateen – who as we reported earlier was licensed as a security guard and also holds a firearms license – was employed by the US subsidiary of G4S plc, a British multinational security services company, whose US-headquarters are located in Jupiter, Fla, and which also happens to be the world’s largest security company by revenue.

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Shortly thereafter, G4S confirmed that Omar Mateen has worked for the company since 2007. This is the statement released from G4S:

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Stag Arms Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Violations

NRA.org, by American Rifleman Staff – Wednesday, December 23, 2015 –

Stag Arms Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearms Violations

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Feds raid gun parts stores despite court order

See bio, contact info, and more articles from Misha DiBonoby , From FOX 5, San Diego, 03/18/14 –

Feds Raid Gun Store Despite Injunction
Despite an injunction approved by a judge, federal agents searched and seized items from several gun store locations in San Diego County.

SAN DIEGO – With a search warrant in hand, federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confiscated computers, customer lists and the questionable polymer 80 percent lower receivers from four Ares Armor store locations throughout San Diego County over the weekend.

“There were women and children inside our retail establishment when the (ATF) agents came in with guns drawn,” said Ares Armor Executive Officer Dimitrios Karras.

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John McCain Twists Arms Fast and Furiously to Confirm Obama’s Nominee for ATF Director

U.S. Senator John McCain gestures as he arrives to address the third session of the Republican National Convention in TampaFrom RedState.com, By: Daniel Horowitz (Diary), July 31st, 2013 – No agency better exemplifies the malfeasance of this administration than the ATF – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  This same organization that was involved in the most egregious gun running scandal in American history (Fast and Furious) is also prosecuting law-abiding gun owners with zealous furor.  Yet, Senator John McCain has just ensured that the man who was at the scene of the crime gets confirmed as the next permanent director of ATF.

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Obama Expands ATF’s Right to Seize Guns Without Due Process

From Breitbart.com, by AWR Hawkins, September 12, 2012 –

Obama has expanded civil-forfeiture rules making it permissible for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to seize weapons from citizens without the hassle of due process.

This effectively gives Attorney General Eric Holder, of Fast and Furious fame, extended power over guns and gun-related property.

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Why You Should Be Furious About Fast & Furious

From the NRA (America’s 1st Freedom), by Mark Chesnut, January 2012 – “Fast and Furious”—the very phrase brings varying emotions: anger, outrage, confusion, even apathy.

The anger and outrage are understandable considering the federal government, while calling for a renewed ban on so-called “assault weapons,” knowingly and intentionally placed hundreds of guns into the hands of murderous Mexican drug cartels, resulting in the death of at least one federal agent and many other people. Continue reading →

Documents: ATF used “Fast and Furious” to make the case for gun regulations

From CBS News, BySharyl Attkisson, December 7, 2011 – Documents obtained by CBS News show that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) discussed using their covert operation “Fast and Furious” to argue for controversial new rules about gun sales.

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The Obama Investigations

From The Heritage Foundation (Morning Bell) September 21, 2011 – You wouldn’t know it if you solely paid attention to the mainstream media, but while President Barack Obama attempts to sell the country on hundreds of billions in new stimulus spending and $1.5 trillion in new taxes, his Administration is smack in the middle of several growing scandals: the Operation Fast and Furious gun-running debacle and the crony capitalism wrongdoing involving Solyndra and LightSquared. Continue reading →

Epic Fail: Operation Fast and Furious

From Heritage Foundation, by Tierra Warren, August 24, 2011 – Operation Fast and Furious was an attempt by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agency to sell and trace thousands of firearms to “straw buyers” in Mexico. The idea was that these weapons would show up at crime scenes in Mexico thus enabling law enforcement on both sides of the border to link drug cartels to specific criminal acts.
However, many of the guns were lost in the process and are showing up in crime scenes across the U.S. and Mexico. One is even linked to the murder of a Border Patrol agent. Continue reading →

Obama Nominates Rabid Anti-gunner to Head the ATF

It was not a good sign that Barack Obama kept his nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives a secret until after the midterm election –- and then quickly announced that anti-gun zealot Andrew F. Traver would be named to fill the slot.

After being blasted before November 2’s election by the liberal New York Times for failing to beef up the ATF by appointing a director –- for fear of the wrath of the “gun lobby” -– Obama gets right past the election and, presto chango, a nominee appears. How ’bout that?

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