In Mexico, American guns are a fact of life. The Mexican government estimates nearly 70 percent of guns trafficked into the country come from the United States. And in the US, gun trafficking is not a federal crime.
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Now, the Mexican government is taking an unusual tack to try to stop the flow of arms: it’s filed a lawsuit. With no sign of the cartel violence slowing, can a lawsuit stem the flow of guns to Mexico?
In this episode:
- John Holman (@johnholman100), Al Jazeera correspondent
- Eugenio Weigend Vargas (@eugenioweigend), Center for American Progress (@amprog)
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