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Stop In-State Gun Trafficking To Criminals

The following op-ed, written by CAGV Executive Director Ron Pinciaro, was published the Nov. 4, 2013 online version of the Hartford Courant.

Gun crimes are too often committed by persons who cannot legally own guns. Virtually all gun sales start with a legal sale. So how do those legally acquired guns get into the hands of prohibited users?

The conventional answer is, “from down south.” We hear about the “Iron Pipeline,” I-95, which facilitates the trafficking of guns from Southeastern states into the hands of criminals in mid-Atlantic and Northeastern cities.   Click here to read the full editorial.