Project Guardian: Enforce Existing Gun Laws

    Updated: November 18, 2019 at 5:33 pm EST  See Comments

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    Instead of creating more useless gun laws that do nothing to prevent violence, the Federal Government has launched “Project Guardian,” a program designed to enforce existing gun legislation and create a coordinated effort to stop gun violence. AG Barr announced the measure on November 13.

    The purpose of the program is said to be the “nationwide strategic plan to reduce the criminal misuse of firearms and to enforce existing federal firearms laws.” And do it while respecting the rights of lawful gun owners. You can read the Attorney General’s program here.

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    The Guardian Program is based on five principles, according to NSSF Senior Vice President Larry Keane in the Daily Caller:

    Coordinated prosecution: “Federal prosecutors and law enforcement will coordinate with state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors to consider potential federal prosecution for new cases involving a defendant who: (a) was arrested in possession of a firearm; (b) is believed to have used a firearm in committing a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime prosecutable in federal court; or (c) is suspected of actively committing violent crime(s) in the community on behalf of a criminal organization.” Enforcement of federal firearms laws and background checks: “For all cases

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