Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's Family Files Lawsuit against ATF

The family of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has filed a $25-million lawsuit against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, claiming "negligence" and "a violation of ATF's own policies and procedures" resulting in the death of their son. A separate lawsuit against The Lone Wolf Trading Company stated that "but for defendants' negligent and illegal sales ... Brian Terry would not have been murdered." Terry was killed when his unit was ambushed near the Arizona-Mexico border on the night of December 14, 2010.  Two AK-47s found at the scene were part of an ATF gun-walking operation allowing the illegal purchase of weapons by straw buyers, who then sold them to a Mexican drug cartel. Interviewed by Fox News in November, Terry's mother expressed the general feeling of anyone now familiar with Fast and Furious. If they never let the guns walk, maybe Brian would not have been out that day[.] ... I just can't believe our own government came up with a...(Read Full Post)