Sales online spurring gun-control gro...

Sales online spurring gun-control groups against Internet

There are 3 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Aug 15, 2013, titled Sales online spurring gun-control groups against Internet. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

A private seller from Pensacola, Fla., is offering to trade an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle for a jet ski or a riding lawn mower.

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Newnan, GA

#1 Aug 15, 2013
Perry Tarrant, a police captain in Tucson, Ariz., who has worked in law enforcement for 33 years, said the Internet has compounded the gun violence in his state.

Hey have ILLEGAL immigrants compounded crime in your state and the country??? Alot more than internet gun sales have

Anchorage, AK

#2 Aug 17, 2013
"It's really scary when you look through the online want- ads seeking private sellers," said Lanae Erickson, a policy director at Third Way. "Why would you need to buy it from a private seller unless you are trying to get around the background check?"

How about saving money on a used instead of a new gun thru a dealer...?

There is NO "loophole". That's just the "frustrated control freaks" attempt to change definitions to fit their agenda.
FormerParatroope r

Spartanburg, SC

#3 Aug 17, 2013
Based on the logic, anything for sale, trade, barter or for services, should be done only through government approved license holders. That way we can insure no one has anything scary or in abundance. Yep, government control will make everything better.

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