An Open Letter to FBI Director Robert Mueller



From Aaron Zelman – Founder and Director of
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO).

Copyright JPFO June 2006


Federal Bureau of Investigation
J. Edgar Hoover Building
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

June 14, 2006

Dear Mr. Mueller,

I understand that recently the FBI joined with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) in conducting a raid on a manufacturing business in Montana. Reports indicate that in the course of questioning, the FBI seemed concerned about the manufacturer’s associates, including myself, Aaron Zelman, and my organization, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, and about Jews and guns in general. The FBI referred to these as "persons of interest."

While I do not consider yourself to be "of interest" to me, Mr. Mueller, the FBI is, for two reasons.

First, I would like to draw your attention to a photocopy of a 1968 letter from congressional law librarian Lewis C. Coffin to then-Senator Thomas Dodd. The letter, introduced as evidence (exhibit #62) before the congressional subcommittee investigating juvenile delinquency in 1968, reveals that Senator Dodd had in his possession a copy — in German — of the original text of the Nazi Weapons Law of 1938 prior to the drafting of the US 1968 Gun Control Act.

As demonstrated in our book, "Gun Control": Gateway to Tyranny, this is extremely significant because Senator Dodd assisted in the writing of the GCA, and the final version of the GCA is eerily similar to the above-referenced Nazi Weapons Law.

Related, please see, a June 7, 2006 article entitled, "Declassified Documents Shed New Light on US Relations with Former Nazi Criminals". The focus of the article is the eight million pages of documents recently released which deal with German and Japanese war crimes during World War II. The documents demonstrate that the US often overlooked or even protected known Nazi war criminals, merely because said criminals were or could be of use to the US. States the article, "The price one pays for consorting with evil men far outweighs the return."

Considering your bureau’s apparent preoccupation with Jews and firearms, and the historical indifference the US paid to Nazi war criminals during and after WWII, I believe millions of gunowners would be very interested to know whether you personally are aware of the Nazi origins of "gun control," and when — or if — the FBI has done any investigations into the racism and bigotry reflected in our current firearms laws. If not, why not?

The second reason for this letter is the Congressional Research Service’s report on the lack of standardized testing procedures and policies in the BATFE’s firearms division. The BATFE has sent hundreds — if not thousands — of gunowners to prison for "firearms violations" ... yet the CRS report clearly indicates that the decisions on whether a firearm is legal or illegal is arbitrary and spurious at best.

Don’t believe me? In our DVD entitled "BATFE Fails the Test", you can watch as a self-proclaimed BATFE firearms "expert" attempts to force a semi-automatic rifle to rapid-fire (and thus "prove" the rifle is an illegal machine gun). Fortunately for the BATFE’s victim, a real expert demonstrates that the rifle was malfunctioning, and the case was eventually dismissed.

Not everyone is so lucky, as tests are seldom videotaped and the sentencing judge is left with the BATFE’s word against the accused. Unsurprisingly, the BATFE’s statements are usually given greater credence. (Please contact us if you would like a copy of the DVD for your research).

Untold numbers of Americans are currently rotting in prison for alleged violations. Even more live in fear that a single malicious or incompetent agent can capriciously order an investigation or conduct a raid like the one in Montana, destroying a person personally and financially. Now that the truth is out, will the FBI be investigating the BATFE? If you have, what were the results of your investigation? If not, why not?

Millions of gun owners are waiting to hear from you, Mr. Mueller. Will the FBI continue to protect an organization known for its brutal "enforcement" of laws born out of a racist agenda? Or will you pursue justice?

I look forward to your response.


Aaron Zelman
Executive Director
Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership


The Liberty Crew


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