U.S. guns used in a majority of crimes in Mexico, Center for American Progress says
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Weak gun laws in the United States, and especially in border states like Arizona, make it easier for weapons to be smuggled into neighboring countries where they're used to commit crimes, according to a new report from a progressive think tank.
The report, published this month by the Center for American Progress, analyzed Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms data on weapons recovered at crime scenes in neighboring countries that... read more