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July 24, 2014

Report: Gun Prosecution Cases Plunge Under Obama
By Drew Mackenzie

In 2013, there were 5,082 cases referred by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, contrasting with the 6,791 cases during the final year of George W. Bush’s administration, accord to data the Times obtained from the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys. The 2013 figure is 42 percent lower than the record year of gun prosecutions of ATF cases in 2004 under Bush, according to information which was analyzed for the Times by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

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