Skip to comments.Cartels in Mexico's drug war get guns from US (Well DUuhhh Alert!)
Posted on 01/27/2009 10:02:30 AM PST by NormsRevenge
PHOENIX As police approached a drug cartel's safe house in northwestern Mexico last May, gunmen inside poured on fire with powerful assault rifles and grenades, killing seven officers whose weapons were no match.
Four more lawmen were wounded in the bloodbath and a cache of weapons was seized, including a single AK-47 assault rifle that authorities say was purchased 800 miles away at a Phoenix gun shop and smuggled into Mexico.
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Let’s make a deal with Mexico: we’ll keep our guns on our side of the border if you’ll keep your citizens on your side of the border.
Mexico needs to build a manned fence.
“Authorities don’t know how many firearms are sneaked across the border . . .”
How can you trust anything said by a person who constructed the above sentence?
That said,I think the Mexican military and police have a great deal to do with weapons being smuggled south of the border.
If we make all guns in the US illegal, Mexican cartels will still get them from Chavez or from Cuba.
Because of the open border, Mexico sends us millions of illegals, a wave of crime and drunk driving, and a torrent of illicit drugs — and Mexico gets cash from remittances and drug sales, a flood of guns, and the destabilizing rise of Mexico’s drug cartels.