NSSF Responds To NBC Nightly News Report that 50cal Machine Guns are Sold Over the Counter in the USA
NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- NSSF President and CEO Steve Sanetti sent a letter to Steve Capus, president of NBC Nightly News, concerning a report by Richard Engle.
Iin which the senior correspondent alleges “most of the cartel-related killings in Mexico are carried out with assault rifles and .50 caliber machine guns bought over the counter in the United States.”
Sanetti noted that while this piece was particularly troubling, it is one of many that include erroneous information concerning cartel-related violence.
Watch the NBC video above.
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