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    Mexico wants to sue U.S. gun makers

    CBS News has learned that the Mexican Government has retained an American law firm to explore filing civil charges against U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors over the flood of guns crossing the border into Mexico.

    Sources say Mexico's frustration with U.S. efforts to stop the flow of weapons has pushed them into this novel approach. The law firm is looking at charges that may include civil RICO. The contract was signed on November 2, 2010 by a representative of Mexico's Attorney General, at their Washington embassy.

    On November 5, 2010 President Felipe Calderon expressed his frustration to CBS News correspondent Peter Greenberg: "We seized more than 90,000 weapons...I am talking like 50,000 assault weapons, AR-15 machine guns, more than 8,000 grenades and almost 10 million bullets. Amazing figures and according to all those cases, the ones we are able to track, most of these are American weapons."

    According to sources, investigators will obtain makes and serial numbers of guns seized by Mexican authorities and trace them to their U.S. distributors and manufacturers.

    Mexico wants to sue U.S. gun makers - CBS News Investigates - CBS News
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    Do the guns grow legs and walk themselves across the border now?

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Do the guns grow legs and walk themselves across the border now?

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    We should sue them for every ounce of dope that crosses the border, every illegal that takes our services, and every crime that is committed by their citizens here.
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    AR-15 machine guns huh?

    I'd say good luck, but Obama will probably decide the US should allow it
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    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    We should sue them for every ounce of dope that crosses the border, every illegal that takes our services, and every crime that is committed by their citizens here.
    I absolutely agree!
    Arm the sheep!

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    This is a door Mexico does NOT want to open. Seriously. And it's a measure of their gross stupidity that they don't realize it.
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    Oh , now they want us to start enforcing our laws.

    Arresting people transporting guns , wouldn't that be like profiling or something ????
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