ATF: Mexico seized 68,000 guns made i...

ATF: Mexico seized 68,000 guns made in or imported to United States since 2006

There are 8 comments on the CBS News story from Apr 27, 2012, titled ATF: Mexico seized 68,000 guns made in or imported to United States since 2006. In it, CBS News reports that:

Some U.S.-made M4A1 rifles with grenade launchers, part of an arsenal seized from Erick Valencia Salazar, the leader of the drug cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion, are presented to the press March 12, 2012, in Mexico City.

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“If you believe it, stand by it”

Since: May 07

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#1 Apr 27, 2012
What do you expect when you don't secure the border? All things illegal will flow back and forth across it....drugs, guns, people.
SECURE THE DAMNED BORDER!!!
Concerned

Chihuahua, Mexico

#2 Apr 27, 2012
I believe Mexico had 58,000 deserters from the police and military. You can bet they took there guns as they probably went to work for the cartels.

Many of the pueblos, small and medium sized cities get their guns from the Government, who got them from the USA. I have seen where literally where the whole police force of 27 people and all the higher ups in the City were part of a Narco group. Read it in the paper here along with a photo of the suspects. Many in police uniforms. They had legal guns from the USA that were purchased by the government of Mexico.

I read that many of the guns smuggled across the border are purchased by legal residents in the USA and smuggled to Family members in Mexico one or two at a time. Lots of Mexican family members living in the USA that are citizens.

All they have to do is pay-off the people on the Mexican side of the border to look the other way for bigger shipments. You can bet it happens all the time. This is one way these guys on the border make their money.

Illegal drugs and illegal people slip into the USA with ease. So why would not guns be able to be slipped into Mexico with ease?

The border needs to be more secure and people checked on the American side for their paperwork. Why not. They do it to me here all the time in Mexico. I do not complain.

“Good luck with that !!!!”

Since: Dec 10

New York, NY

#3 May 3, 2012
seedtick wrote:
What do you expect when you don't secure the border? All things illegal will flow back and forth across it....drugs, guns, people.
SECURE THE DAMNED BORDER!!!
I wonder how many of those guns were a result of Dept of Justice/DEA operations where they they were going to track the guns.

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Since: May 07

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#4 May 3, 2012
Len in NY wrote:
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I wonder how many of those guns were a result of Dept of Justice/DEA operations where they they were going to track the guns.
About 2000 of them, according to all accounts, came from Fast & Furious. And two of those were involved in the killing of a Border Patrol Agent.
The Barack Husssein Obama administration wanted to use this as a tool against gun ownership in the USA so they could enact new gun laws and play along with their buddies in the UN. And at the same time demonize US firearms dealers, who were made to feel obligated to play along with the US Attorneys even though they didn't like it and told the government boys so.
And Mexican government officials try to blame all their gun problems on US gun dealers. But, this too has backfired because most of these thousands of weapons are proven to be stolen from the Mexican Army and Police. Sure, they came from the USA, but they did not illegally cross a border to get there. They were either purchased from the USA directly or purchased from another country that got them legally from the USA.
But, none of this changes the fact that Mexicans buy guns and ammunition legally in this country and then smuggle them across the border into Mexico.
It's time to SECURE THE DAMNED BORDER! Not doing so is stupid, stupid, stupid.
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#5 May 3, 2012
Yes all americans walk to the corner gun store and buy full military m4a1 full auto assault rifles with 40mm grenade launchers to walk across the loose border to mexico, don't they ??? Can't wait for walmart to start selling them. Ludicrous !

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Since: May 07

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#6 May 3, 2012
lolol wrote:
Yes all americans walk to the corner gun store and buy full military m4a1 full auto assault rifles with 40mm grenade launchers to walk across the loose border to mexico, don't they ??? Can't wait for walmart to start selling them. Ludicrous !
Who said that anyone buys illegal guns in the USA? Don't change the words of other people. Evidently I struck a nerve with you, Pogo. But do not try to change my words. I said exactly what I meant and meant exactly what I said.
well

United States

#7 May 3, 2012
It's easier to buy guns is USA than alcohol in Canada.
Border Patrolman

El Paso, TX

#8 May 3, 2012
We need to send more guns.

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