Fast and Furious may have implemented gun registration
The lawmakers contended that ATF agents, under the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, added extensive amounts of firearms to what is termed the Suspect Gun Database maintained by the agency. All told, between 1992 and 2012, the agency added data on 173,784 guns to the database. Once added, even if an investigation is concluded, the information cataloged on both the gun and the purchaser remains active.
The other issue, alleged targeting of minorities, is also troubling. The raw conviction statistics do not prove racism, of course, but it is also true that the ATF has some very troubling history in that area. History aside, the current objections are to sting operations where the ATF goes into a particular neighborhood and tries to talk individuals there into committing crimes:
"Theres something very wrong going on here, University of Chicago law professor Alison Siegler told USA Today. The government is creating these crimes and then choosing who its going to target.