Mexico Acts To Stop Gun Smuggling

NPR''s Phillip Davis reports Mexico is cracking down on the flow of guns from the U.S. Much of the trafficking is done by small-time smugglers, but most of the guns eventually go to Mexico''s drug cartels. Dozens of unsuspecting Americans are in Mexican jails after being caught trying to cross the border with weapons. Some face five to ten years in prison under Mexico''s strict gun laws. U.S. officials now are trying to warn citizens of the laws before they cross into Mexico.

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