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Freedom of Information

The Ninth Circuit held that the Center for Investigative Reporting is entitled to make a FOIA request seeking records of weapon ownership from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The so-called Tiahrt Rider of the Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2012 does not exempt the data from public disclosure.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit held that the Center for Investigative Reporting is entitled to make a FOIA request seeking records of weapon ownership from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The so-called Tiahrt Rider of the Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2012 does not exempt the data from public disclosure.

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