‘Ghost guns’ need to be brought out of the shadows
California has some of the nation’s most stringent gun restrictions, including a law requiring people who build their own firearms from parts to apply for a serial number so the weapons can be traced. It’s a reasonable law, but like many state gun regulations, it can be hard to enforce.
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Did you know?
30 percent of guns recovered by ATF in California have no serial number on them, making it impossible for law enforcement to trace.