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Mexico,United States

16 January 2006

San Jose Mercury News (California) / Knight Ridder Newspapers

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators say it's a simple matter of supply and demand. Warring Mexican gangs need weapons and are reaching into the bountiful and legal supply just across the border to build their arsenals. Because of rigid firearms restrictions in their country, authorities say, Mexican criminals are increasingly dispatching operatives to sporting goods stores, gun shows and flea markets in Texas and other states to load up on assault weapons, pistols,... (GunPolicy.org)

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