Brooklyn DA: Gun-Smuggling Ring Sold More Than 100 Weapons To Undercover CopEight people have been charged in a gun-running scheme to use cheap bus services to smuggle dozens of illegal guns across state lines into New York City.
Bloomberg Gun Group Calls For Crackdown On Online Gun Sales LoopholeNearly one-third of gun ads on ArmsList.com were posted by high-volume sellers who do not possess the mandatory federal firearms license. They use the "private sale loophole,'' which does not require a background check, Bloomberg said Thursday.
Conn. Lawmakers Propose Measure To Strengthen Penalty For Gun TraffickingBackground checks are required for those who buy guns, but the senators have proposed harsher restrictions on so-called straw purchases, which skirt the rules.