Monday, December 29, 2014

Lax Gun Laws Allowed Cop Killer To Acquire His Weapon From A GA Pawn Shop

Brinsley's Handgun

Handguns are designed to kill people.
We needn't feign shock when they do.

"Gun Cartoons and Gun Violence Bibliography"

Lax gun laws allowed Brinsley to acquire his weapon from a pawn shop in Georgia. The shop was the fifth-largest source of guns used in crimes nationwide as of 2010. Brinsley's gun was sold there in 1996 and eventually found its way into his hands. A patchwork of regulations on firearm sales allows a small fraction of unscrupulous dealers to keep the national black market supplied. The New Republic

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