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Total ban fails to stop Chinese gun trade
August 18th, 2010 8:39 am
."A clandestine market for unregistered weapons still exists despite crackdown," reporter Hu Yinan of China Daily informs us.
Illegal traders advertise with graffiti on walls, despite China's near total ban on private gun ownership. To what effect has the black market succeeded?
"In 2007, a study by the Geneva-based Graduate Institute of International Studies estimated the total number of guns held by civilians in China at 40 million, third only to the United States and India."
The government, of course, disputes this. In truth, they don't know. No one does.
But despite seizures and destruction of confiscated firearms, the trade continues. It's too profitable not to, despite severe penalti
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