Trump Drops Canterbury Nomination to Head ATF

President Donald Trump withdrew the nomination of Chuck Canterbury, a former top police union official, to head the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after Republican senators expressed concern that he would restrict the rights of gun owners.

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Gun Use in Crimes Outpaces Justifiable Homicides, 35 to 1

A study by the Violence Policy Center issued amid reports of higher gun sales during the coronavirus crisis found that in 2017, there were only 298 justifiable homicides involving a private citizen using a firearm. There were 10,380 firearm homicides the same year.