Gun Thefts From Dealers Rose 24 Percent Last Year

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Some 18,394 guns were lost or stolen from federally licensed dealers last year, a 24 percent increase from the years before and the first time since at least 2012 that thefts rivaled losses as the primary reason weapons went missing from dealers, says the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, reports The Trace. The tally includes 7,488 guns that were taken during . . .

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