Newsmax.com – Andra Varin

“Federal gun agents approved the sale of 20 handguns to a man they knew was supplying arms to a vicious Mexican drug cartel as part of the controversial “Operation Fast and Furious” program, according to court documents that USA Today cited in a report today.

The Fast and Furious plan was to let shadowy gunrunners get weapons, in the hope that they would lead the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to bigger criminals. The program was canceled after it was revealed that some of those weapons ended up being used in crimes, including the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.”

Read the entire article at http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ATF-gunrunner-cartel-Fast/2011/08/09/id/406708

 

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