Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

The former vice president’s gun control plan would require owners of assault-style weapons to either sell their guns or register them with the ATF.
Armor-piercing rounds have been banned for decades, but one of the project's creators claims the process will be cheap and completely legal.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is calling it one of the largest single gun thefts it has investigated.
As American gun sales and manufacturing have exploded, the ATF's budget and capabilities have remained stagnant.
The gun industry's output doubled over the Obama era -- and it appears likely to keep growing.
One GOP senator said that maybe Congress should do so.
Why? The federal firearms agency won't hand over documents showing the NRA's influence on gun policy.
The organization's president said some lawmakers are "shirking their responsibility."
Police responded within a minute and still missed them.