Shouldn’t gun control begin with our own government? Where is the outrage from the left over Operation Fast and Furious, an operation that allowed dangerous weapons to be walked over the border into the hands of Mexican drug cartels? The latest casualty of that botched operation could be a Mexican beauty queen who was gunned down last month during a shootout between the Mexican Army and the cartels.
A gun found at the scene of a shootout between a Mexican drug cartel and soldiers where a beauty queen died was part of the botched “Fast and Furious” operation, CBS News reports.
Authorities had said that Maria Susana Flores Gamez was likely used as a human shield and that an automatic rifle had been found near her body after the Nov. 23 shootout.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, tells CBS News that the Justice Department did not notify Congress that a Fast and Furious firearm was found at the scene in Sinaloa.
CBS News learned the Romanian AK-47-type WASR-10 rifle found near her body was purchased by Uriel Patino at an Arizona gun shop in 2010. Patino is a suspect who allegedly purchased 700 guns while under the ATF’s watch. (Read More)
Somebody should ask President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder why they not only tolerate this violence, but why they aided and abetted the criminals.