Gun Policy

Gun Trafficking from US to UK Increasing

Handguns are quietly being smuggled into Britain, despite tough gun-control laws. The police fear that the illegal weapons are contributing to a rise in gang-related crime.

NORTHAMPTON, England — Josh Bains was 28 when he was killed after an argument over a drug debt of about $50 just a few miles from the English village where he grew up — with a gun that had traveled thousands of miles from America.

His was one of a rising number of gun deaths in recent years… [New York Times, via GunPolicy.org]

Leave a Reply