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According to Fox News "Latino":
Mexico has grabbed 70,000 guns that have been traced back to US manufacture or sale in the last 5 years.
Mexico Seized Nearly 70,000 Guns from US in Last Five Years | Fox News Latino
It could be worse!
So what is the real number? 68K or 8,804 as the bottom line is stating?The number of all types of ATF-traced firearms manufactured in the U.S. or imported into the U.S. and later recovered in Mexico rose from 11,842 in 2007 to 14,504 in 2011, according to ATF. The figures for U.S.-sourced firearms were 21,035 in 2008; 14,376 for 2009; and 6,404 in 2010. Included in those totals, the number of rifles recovered in Mexico, submitted to ATF for tracing and found to have come from the U.S. rose from 4,885 in 2007 to 8,804 last year.
And you can expect, since our own government is as this report say's.. "Facilitating the transfer of thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels", that those numbers will increase.
"The Obama Justice Department's efforts to facilitate the transfer of thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels does not appear to have helped stop the flow of illegal weapons to Mexico," said Hill. Operation Fast and Furious lost track of 1,400 of more than 2,000 weapons agents identified as suspect purchases
Lets Unite and REMIND our Government that WE are the source of their authority and that WE demand our Rights be returned, Unabridged, Non-infringed, without denial or disparagement.