Research accomplished more than the final 12 years show that gun thieves and traffickers are these who allow most gun wielding criminals profession, by furnishing themwith affordable and plentiful guns at fire sale costs.
According to the research, significantly less than a single % of convicts serving time for a gun connected crime will ever have attempted to purchase a gun from a genuine supply. The criminal class strongly prefers stolen guns, with no paper trail top to themselves, and also favor to purchase guns from fellow criminals.
Texas U.S. Senator John Cornyn has introduced bill that would crack down on gun theves and gun traffckers, denying criminals most of the guns they use in crimes. I will attempt to post the text of the bill as quickly as I get it, and in the meantime, the report is at this hyperlink:https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/texas/report/Cornyn-proposal-to-curb-gun-violence-would-crack-14556819.php