ATF Lacks the Staff to Inspect Many Firearms Dealers

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In 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspected just 7.1 percent of 137,464 firearms dealers. At that rate, it would take the agency 14 years to inspect all dealers. In 2016, one-third of inspections found a violation . . .

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