A Pointless Investigation of Private Gun Sellers

| January 5, 2018

A Pointless Investigation of Private Gun Sellers

A few days before Christmas, the Government Accountability Office publicly released the results of an audit it had conducted at the request of three congressional Democrats. The point, I imagine, was to show that the Internet makes it super-easy to buy a gun illegally and have it mailed to you. It’s hilarious how badly the gambit failed — 72 attempts on the “Surface Web” (i.e., not the anonymous “Dark Web”) netted zero guns — but one must admit that the GAO’s little experiment proves basically nothing of any importance to the gun debate.

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

Category: National Firearm News

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