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Percent of Crimes Committed With “Illegal Guns?”

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of crimes committed with illegal and legal guns.” Before I answer that, I need to make a couple of points. Well, four points. Since very few guns are themselves illegal, I assume the … Continue reading

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"Airsoft Gun Used In Crime?"

Someone came by looking for “airsoft gun used in crime.” While I do not keep separate records of BB, pellet, or Airsoft guns used in crime I do know that Airsoft guns have been used in crimes. In the United … Continue reading

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How Much Does A Stolen Gun Cost In Vancouver?

Someone came by searching for “how much does a stolen gun cost in vancouver.” If the question is about Vancouver, Washington, “police caliber” handguns are in the $150 range, provided you are known to your street corner gun and pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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"What Percentage Of Firearms Recovered?"

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of firearms recovered.” That is a query that will require a bit of explanation. Starting with the assumption that the question is an abbreviated form of “What percentage of stolen firearms are recovered.” … Continue reading

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"How Easy Is It For People Who Should Not Have Guns To Get Them?

Someone came by searching for “how easy is it for people who should not have guns to get them.” According to the Wright Rossi Report, the last Federally funded study of how criminals arm themselves, and how easily they arm … Continue reading

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Like Most Cartel Weapons, These Did Not Come From The US UPDATED

FOX New reports Mexican police have found a cache of military weapons in Cuidad Juarez, just across the Rio from the United States. Briefly quoting the FOX item linked above: “Mexican federal police said Saturday they discovered a basement arsenal … Continue reading

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"Stolen Guns Used On Owner?"

Someone came by looking for “stolen guns used on owner.” That depends on the time factor. A few cases surface each year where a criminal got to a victims gun before the victim did – with varying results. I know … Continue reading

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NSSF Responds To Mexico's Threat To Sue Gunmakers

The National Shooting Sports Foundation has responded to Mexico’s threat to sue the American gun industry for the crimes and the carnage the Cartels, which operate almost openly over most of that unfortunate country, have caused to Mexico. Quoting the … Continue reading

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The Mexican Ministry Of Defense Helps Arm The Narco Cartels

Borderland Beat has an interesting item on Mexican Army and Mexican State Police weapons that become part of the “Iron River” of arms the NarcoCartels are amassing. Quoting the Borderland Beat news report: “This is the story of an R-15 … Continue reading

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"Value Of Handgun On Street?"

Someone came by looking for “value of handgun on street.” That depends. If you are a law abiding citizen out and about with a handgun it is worth something between replacement value and priceless. If you are a street corner … Continue reading

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