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ATF: 70 percent of guns found in Mexico come from US

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US guns flood Mexico and fuel drug war the US taxpayers have spent billions to wage
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Surprised? NOT. Nearly 70 percent of all guns found in Mexico came from the U.S. over the past four years, according to data released by the federal government on Thursday. More than 68,000 of the 99,691 firearms that were recovered between 2007 and 2011, and submitted to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for trace testing, were either made in the U.S. or legally brought into the U.S. at one point, according to the agency...

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The case of " Operation Fast and Furious" and the ... by Deborah Dills on Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 at 4:36:54 PM
Too many guns with too few controls.  When a ... by Amanda Lang on Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 9:28:46 AM
...that the media still plays this game with the n... by Joe Reeser on Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 at 4:39:07 PM