Effective Gun Control?
Regarding the article "L.A. Gun Sales Take Off After South-Central Riots," May 22: Does Handgun Control Inc. actually believe that criminals buy their guns legally at stores that keep track of their sales?Skip to next paragraph
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The reality is that criminals buy their guns on the street at anytime of the day or night they want them. They also buy the best quality, most reliable weapons - quite often better than a law-abiding citizen or the police department can purchase.
So please explain how enacting more laws that make law-abiding citizens have problems obtaining guns, without addressing how to disarm criminals, is going to stop gun crime? John J. Seaton, Rome, N.Y.
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