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Gun Control News - Report Lost and Stolen Handguns

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Published on Mar 30, 2008

Lynne Honickman, Founder of Moms Against Guns, speaks at a recent press conference on gun reform held at Pennsylvania State Capitol. Law enforcement from across Pennsylvania attended the conference in support of new gun laws requiring the reporting of lost and stolen handguns.

Gun traffickers (without a criminal record) "legally" buy handguns and then sell them to someone who could not otherwise get it -- someone too young to buy, or someone with a criminal record. These handguns are being used in violent crimes across Pennsylvania. Illegal gun traffickers are exploiting the absence of law requiring the reporting of lost and stolen handguns to hide their activities from police and to avoid prosecution. When police trace a crime gun back to the straw purchaser, they simply say the gun was lost or stolen.

Closing this loop hole will help to limit their ability to cover their tracks and will allow law enforcement to conduct proactive investigations and crack down on straw purchases.

Visit us online at: www.momsagainstguns.org

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