ATF Chides Chicago on Gun Data Release

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The federal agency that regulates firearms says the city of Chicago crossed a line by issuing a report providing granular detail about guns used in crimes, including the names of stores that have sold a disproportionate share of those weapons. The Chicago Trace Report, released on Sunday, runs “contrary to federal law,” said Mary Markos of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives . . .

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