Jamaican Gangs & Straw Purchases

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Jamaican gang wars blamed on the U.S., straw purchaser gets one month. On today's Deal of the Day, Cam Edwards discusses an article by the Associated Press that ascribes Jamaica's high murder rate, corruption and rampant gang problems to "lax gun laws in the U.S." The same article tells the story of Tawanna Banton, a convicted straw purchaser who served only one month for illegally purchasing a gun that was later used in the murder of four Island police officers. Edwards thus reiterates that the laws themselves aren't necessarily lax so much as they are not being appropriately prosecuted. "Where is that article?" he asks.