Why is it that most guns used by criminals are Legally purchased?

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  • 6 years ago
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    Your article does not support your statement. In fact, your article says, "half of all guns illegally acquired by young people involved straw buyers, either friends of the offenders or organized rings of gun traffickers."

    ILLEGALLY acquired!

    In fact, your article makes no mention of Legally purchased guns at all.

  • Difdi
    Lv 6
    6 years ago

    Oddly enough, there have been studies published with the opposite findings, to the tune of 78%-98% purchased illegally.

    Funny how a militantly anti-gun newspaper can find "facts" to support the position they took without any at all.

  • 6 years ago

    So if you infringe on my rights with arbitrary legislation over and over again it will trickel down to stop a criminal from getting my gun because I couldn't purchase it legally in the first place? Really?

    Yet we pro gunners are paranoid that our right will be taken away?

  • Dagny
    Lv 5
    6 years ago

    You mean legally purchased by the person they stole them from?

    Thants an article from 1999

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  • 6 years ago

    Once again... Your attempts to link availability of guns to high crime crash and burn with the simple facts: violence is much lower in Texas, where guns are easy to obtain, than in Illinois, where they are impossible to neither buy nor carry legally.

  • 6 years ago

    The net is full of people who lie. So why should l waste my time reading someone bias lies? And why do you allow yourself to believe it? I get it you believe it because it matches the way you think not because it is factual.

  • shroud
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    did you even read that link ?

    one bad

    doctor

    cop

    gun dealer

    car salesman

    does not make them all bad

    .01% bad gun dealers proves nothing

  • 6 years ago

    I don't believe that for one second. Proof?...any Evidence at all?........Sounds like complete Nonsense.

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    You actually believe that you need help.

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