Guns in Border Agent Killing Expose Gaps in Anti-Trafficking Effort

The killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in December has confounded investigators and emphasized a double standard in U.S. gun law. Authorities believe Agent Brian Terry might have been killed during a shootout along the Arizona-Mexico border by bandits wielding AK-47s linked to a suspected gun trafficker, who bought his cache legally from U.S. dealers. Whistleblowers at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) made the allegations last month, sparking a congressional...Full Story
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