weapon used in Saugus CA school shooting was an unregulated “ghost gun”

A troubling element of the murder-suicide in Saugus is that the firearm used was a “homemade” or rather home-assembled gun, put together with a parts kit. This subset of the firearms industry has little regulation for such “kit guns”. Unlike home manufacture using 3-d printers, the individual components are available from a variety of subcontracted sources and collected…

Proof emerges that Michigan AG wields FOIA fees like a weapon against transparency & open govt

Originally posted at Eclectablog.com. Bombshell news coming via Progress Michigan this morning detailing how Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is using fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to interfere with government transparency. Earlier this year, Progress Michigan asked the state government for copies of all communications between Paul Pastorek, one of Snyder's education…