Skip to comments.Report: Boston attack suspects not licensed to own firearms
Posted on 04/21/2013 9:21:09 PM PDT by Nachum
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were not licensed to have the firearms they used in several shootouts with police on Friday, Reuters reported Sunday night.
The news that the suspects were not authorized to own firearms will likely add fuel to calls for tougher gun laws an issue that was put on the back-burner last week after the Senate blocked the central elements of President Obama's gun-control package.
Police say Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and his 19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar, went on a deadly shooting spree Thursday and Friday, killing a university policeman before confronting local officers in a wild firefight in the middle of a Watertown, Mass., street that left the elder brother dead and a transit policeman injured.
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I am shocked, shocked, I tell you.
What!? You mean that these gun control measures will only serve to control law a using citizens? Criminals break laws? I’m amazed!
Yes, add more laws to make double sure they couldn't get firearms.
wow quell surprise
Yes, we obviously need more gun control if even terrorists can aquire weapons inside one of the most restrictive states in the country! Sheesh. Turn in your guns Alaska!!!
Because when laws don't work, clearly we need more.
So I guess we need to expand the universal background check to private sales to terrorists. :-)
If we ban guns, only criminals will... oh, never mind.
If the bombers got guns illegally, it is grounds to argue why we don t want tougher gun laws. It would make it even harder for law abiding citizens to get one for self protection while criminals have the means to get one off the street. US needs tougher immigration laws to make it harder for terrorists or people from countries with religious values and political viewpoints that can make them into terrorists or spies. That means the US should allow less Chinese, Russians, Arab Muslims, and Muslims in general from entering as immigrants into US.
They broke the law!!??
Newsflash: Making bombs is against the law... We need new tougher laws against making bombs...
Nothing ever seems to stop the liberal agenda, even when reality appears and starts shooting.
Anyone notice there seems to be a blackout on news as to what type of firearms they used?
Normally if such a shootout happens the media would be full of photos of the weapons used with lots of calls for more bans on them.
Just to point something out, here, but weren’t the vast, overwhelming majority of the deaths and injuries here inflicted by kitchenware?
Government is entirely inept.
Takes a terrorist attack to prove it.
How about crockpots. Were they licensed there???
Obviously the only ones in this matter with AR15’s and M16’s were the cops.
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