Changing the laws isn’t going to stop people who already break them.
Two men pleaded guilty to charges involving firearms stolen from three gun shops.
How Criminals Get Guns: Airport Baggage Handler Gets 6 Months for Stealing Firearms; 1 Went to Gang Convict
A federal prosecutor remarked: “This is how guns get diverted from lawful owners and end up in the hands of felons.’’
Maybe anti-gun groups could push for harsher sentences for criminals in the “business” of stealing and illegally selling firearms?
How Criminals Get Guns: Thieves go to Prison for Stealing 654 Guns from UPS Trucks, only 73 firearms Found
Criminals are deviants who disobey legal restrictions and steal rather than legally purchase guns from stores like responsible citizens.
Gang member found guilty on seven counts of getting guns for other gang members
It can only be Chicago, where some officials are glowing over slight decreases in homicides and shootings in that city in 2018.