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Shop that Sold Gun To Lanza's Mom Loses License

A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter's mother has lost its federal firearms license.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives revoked the license of Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor in December. The agency, which confirmed the revocation to reporters Thursday, didn't say why.

Authorities raided the store for undisclosed reasons shortly after the December school shootings in which Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He also shot to death his mother, Nancy, at their home. Authorities say he fired 154 shots with a Bushmaster .223-caliber rifle inside the school, then killed himself with a Glock handgun.

(Hat tip to Reason commenter neoteny)

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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  • John Galt||

    The Democratic Party hates women, they believe legally selling firearms to a woman with a clean record is a crime. Another victory in their war on women.

  • Jon Lester||

    Transparency, anyone?

  • Tejicano||

    What? You mean you didn't see this coming?

  • freeAgent||

    What is the logic behind this? How could anyone think that the gun shop is in any way responsible for Adam Lanza stealing his mother's weapons?

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