Kevin Bradford has studied how manufacturers and distribution methods impact gun crimes since 2001. His team reviewed 28,000 pages of court documents and found there to be a negative relationship between manufacturers who put safeguards in place for distribution and their guns being used in crimes.
A lack of safeguards allows new guns to go to dealers that do not follow the proper process for sales.
"One percent of gun dealers are responsible for 45 to 6 percent of all crime guns," Bradford said.
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