The Tiahrt Amendment

Tiahrt Amendments are provisions that have been attached to US Department of Justice appropriations bills that significantly restrict Police when investigating gun crimes and also prohibits the National Tracing Center of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) from releasing information from its firearms trace database to anyone other than a law enforcement agency while in the middle of an investigation.

Therefore it is difficult to get statistics on Gun trafficking. When you want to answer the question where are the Guns coming from? This kind of information would be helpful.

Below are links that will give you more information and a full definition:

MVP is working hard to educate our community on the Tiahrt Amendment and also to fight to get it reversed.


Gun Violence in America

Every day, more than 100 Americans are killed with guns and 200 more are shot and wounded. The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these casualties – gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting. In order to illustrate…

Target on Trafficking

Check out this report on New York gun trafficking from the New York Attorney General.

MVP wants to fight against this Amendment and we need your help. Come join us and help us make a difference!

Below is a video that also explains The Tiahrt Amendment