As the “Fast and Furious” scandal rocks the ATF—a U.S. Department of Justice program that told gun-store owners near the Mexican border to sell guns to straw purchasers who would the ATF knew would sell the guns to Mexican criminals—some anti-Second Amendment politicians decided to use this government scandal as a rational to repeal the Tiahrt Amendment, an amendment that only permits law-enforcement to see firearms tracing data (NICS checks) of individuals who wish to buy a gun. This attack on the privacy of gun owners was led by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA-15) and was supported by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Thankfully, the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the National Rifle Association were paying attention. They asked members to contact their congressmen and to ask them to stop this attempt to make records showing who has purchased (or attempted to purchase) a gun something every government agency, politician and newspaper can check. After a public outcry, the attempt was stopped and firearms trace data will still only be viewed by law enforcement. These attempts to attack Second Amendment freedoms are constant. Next up are President Barack Obama’s executive orders….