New York Probe Finds 62 Percent of Private Gun Sellers Sell to Prohibited Individuals

More than six in 10 private gun sellers agreed to sell a firearm to a buyer who said he probably couldn't pass a background check, according to a report released today by New York City officials as part of an undercover investigation. "Our investigation indicates illegal online sales are a problem that's national in scope," said Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a press conference today. Federal law prohibits felons, domestic abusers, drug addicts and the mentally ill from buying firearms, and...Full Story
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