Why is that important? Remember how our Border Patrol Agents were outgunned by a gang of criminals in the desert 40 miles south of Tucson near Rio Rico? Remember, on December 14, 2010, when an AK-47 round killed Border Patrol Agent, Brian Terry of Tucson?
Two AK-47s found at the scene had serial numbers listed among nearly 2,000 weapons ATF and DOJ had allowed sold to members of drug cartels in Mexico. ATF named the operation, “Fast and Furious”. Many call the disaster, ”Gunrunner” or “Gun walker”.
Skeptics should read, The Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious: Accounts of ATF Agents, which is full of testimony from ATF field agents who fought with their supervisors over orders to ignore gun sales to criminals. Among the findings: