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Gun Crazy USA

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Published on Jan 31, 2013

After so many recent mass shootings, we decided to travel to Florida to see why so many Americans are stockpiling firearms.
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Weeks before the almost unfathomable mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, VICE editor-in-chief Rocco Castoro visited Florida to dive headfirst into its byzantine firearms laws and discover why his home state was the first in the nation to issue over one million concealed weapons permits. Through interviews and time on the range with veterans, law enforcement officials, and gun-store owners, VICE digs deep into the gun debate and uncovers many troubling revelations along the way. Oh, we also use a Craigslist-like site to arrange for the purchase of a handgun at 10 PM in the parking lot of a big-box hardware store. And it's all 100-percent legal. Welcome to Florida.

Read the full article for more about the ongoing firearms debate in the United States here: http://bit.ly/Guns-in-the-Sun

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Click here to check out The Young Turks' coverage of our piece: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnnPo1...

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