GAO Report on Arms Trafficking Agenda-Driven

I have not had time to read the entire document, nor to analyze it. I expect the experts to begin weighing in immediately, and national gun organizations will no doubt release position statements soon. In the mean time, read the report for yourself. Notable highlights from first glance:

“Over 90 percent of the firearms seized in Mexico and traced over the last 3 years have come from the United States.”

Which, as we’ve seen repeatedly, is a woefully incomplete data set to extrapolate from.

While the eTrace data only represents data from gun trace requests submitted from seizures in Mexico and not all the guns seized, it is currently the only systematic data available…

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