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.


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.