Twice in the last four months gun dealers have been robbed on their way home from gun shows at the
In September, a
Last week a gun dealer in
Stolen guns are a major source of firearms used by criminals and the cause of untold gun violence in our country, yet only nine states require gun dealers to use security measures to reduce the risk of firearm theft.
Gun dealers are a tempting target for thieves and should be held to a strict security standard. There is no excuse for the theft of 14 machine guns from a pickup truck left unattended outside a restaurant.