Here’s Why the Media Won’t Talk About How the TX Shooter Obtained His Gun

By Townhall. Seth Aaron Ator committed a brutal crime in Odessa, Texas. He went on a shooting rampage, killing seven and wounded over twenty more. He was killed by police. It’s another mass shooting. Another time for the anti-gun Left to fundraise off the dead. Another cycle of the liberal media taking swipes at the National Rifle Association, Republicans, gun owners, supporters of the Constitution, and rural Americans. Ator had called authorities minutes before he committed this crime. The FBI was called. The shooting began when a police officer tried to pull him over for a traffic violation, Ator forgot to signal while changing lanes, which prompted him to open fire at the officer. He later opened fire on passing cars and hijacked a mail truck, but not before killing a postal worker, according to the Associated Press. Ator has had run-ins with the law. . .

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Texas Shooter Got Gun at Private Sale; Denied in 2014 Check

By AP. The gunman in a West Texas rampage that left seven dead obtained his AR-style rifle through a private sale, allowing him to evade a federal background check that blocked him from getting a gun in 2014 due to a “mental health issue,” a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

The official spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation. The person did not say when and where the private sale took place. . .

Private sales, which some estimates suggest account for 25 to 40 percent of all gun sales, are not subject to a federal background check in the United States. If the person selling the firearm knows the buyer cannot legally purchase or possess a firearm, they would be violating the law. But they are not required to find out if the person can possess a firearm and are not required to conduct a background check. (Read more from “Texas Shooter Got Gun at Private Sale; Denied in 2014 Check” HERE)

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