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    Florida: DOJ Study Shows That a Gun-Show Loophole Doesn't Exist

    Feb 25 2020
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    https://www.nraila.org/articles/2020...e-doesnt-exist


    Florida: DOJ Study Shows That a "Gun-Show Loophole" Doesn't Exist


    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020
    SUPPORT NRA-ILA
    DATE: February 25, 2020
    TO: USF & NRA Members and Friends
    FROM: Marion P. Hammer
    USF Executive Director
    NRA Past President



    It has now been over a year since the DOJ issued a press release and the Report on where criminals acquire their crime guns. Clearly, the Report did not fit the narrative that the media wanted to promote -- or you would have read or heard about it sooner. It's now time for you to see it, use it and share it with those who need to know the facts.

    Be aware: the so-called "gun show loophole" is just another manufactured anti-gun fraud. There is NO GUN SHOW LOOPHOLE. PERIOD.

    In 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice conducted a study of prison inmates. Included in that study was the collection of data to show where prisoners get the guns they used in the commission of crimes. The DOJ Press Release explains how the study was conducted. The Pie Chart of DOJ Data distills the information and makes the results more clear. The full DOJ Report gives more detail.

    THE BOTTOM LINE:

    Gun Shows accounted for 0.8% of firearms acquired by criminals, while Underground/Street purchases accounted for 43.2%.

    Simply put, LESS THAN 1% of crime guns were purchased at gun shows while almost half of all guns used in crimes were purchased illegally from the underground/street black market.

    Click Here for the DOJ Press Release
    https://www.nraila.org/media/2838/do...rearms-use.pdf

    Click Here for the Pie Chart of DOJ DATA
    https://www.nraila.org/media/2839/do...-pie-chart.pdf

    Click Here for the DOJ Report on Crime Guns
    https://www.nraila.org/media/2840/do...rearms-use.pdf

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