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Definition(s):

  • (n) the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson

News

  1. ATF aids warehouse fire investigation

    ATF agents spoke Thursday morning about the role they are playing in the investigation of Saturday's massive warehouse fire. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  2. Pa. tops nation in firearms lost or stolen from gun dealers

    The ATF says lost and stolen guns threaten public safety.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Sen. Durbin pressures gun lobby with threat to move ATF authority to FBI

    Durbin is readying legislation aimed at pressuring the gun lobby to endorse the confirmation of a permanent ATF director. Read more...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Hill

Quotes

  1. "When there are no background checks, it's a lot easier for someone like the Virginia Tech killer to get guns," Helmke said. "We want to help ATF do its job, and we're glad to see that the inspector general is backing them up in their...
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Paul Helmke Source: FOXNews

  2. "We can really make sure states get the revenues. We can make sure that the black market in tobacco is eliminated and frankly we can make sure that the ATF has the tools they need to crack down on this," said Rep. Anthony Weiner, DN.Y., sponsor...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Anthony Weiner Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. Referring to the issues raised by the Federation of Indian Airlines at a meeting in Mumbai, Patel said "the issue of tax on ATF is a state issue and the aviation ministry has been requesting the states for the last few years to see reason.
    on Jul 31, 2009 By: Praful Patel Source: Press Trust of India

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
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