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Newtown massacre: Gun
dealer´s license yanked

Journal News [Westchester County, NY], by Lee Higgins

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Posted By:earlybird, 4/5/2013 7:51:28 PM

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has permanently revoked the federal firearms license of East Windsor, Conn., gun store owner David LaGuercia, whose shop reportedly sold guns used in the Newtown school massacre and a second Connecticut mass shooting. ATF spokeswoman Deb Seifert told The Journal News on Thursday that she could not be more specific on the reasons LaGuercia’s license was revoked. It was revoked Dec. 20 and the 60-day time frame to appeal has expired.(Snip) In December, LaGuercia said in a statement that he was “absolutely appalled”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/5/2013 9:04:32 PM     (No. 9261843)

If the guns were legally sold to the Lanzas, why is this dealer losing his license?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emerson, 4/5/2013 9:13:37 PM     (No. 9261860)

Re #1, that´s what everyone seems to be wondering - including the writer of this article.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/5/2013 9:21:34 PM     (No. 9261873)

1 & 2, because someone needs to be the fall guy. Simple as that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanieLou, 4/5/2013 9:43:56 PM     (No. 9261889)

David needs to pack up & relocate to a Right to Live & Conduct Business state... aka, a red state.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chumley, 4/5/2013 10:13:49 PM     (No. 9261942)

Re #4: He probably cant. It´s a federal license. The feds have decided he will be the scapegoat, and that will follow him anywhere he goes till he assumes room temperature.
I am really curious what his alleged violation was. During the Klinton years, several local FFL´s that didnt have brick and mortar shops were bullied and intimidated by the ATF into turning in their licenses. Threats of digging till they find something was part of that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: killerbee, 4/5/2013 10:25:32 PM     (No. 9261959)

Anyone not frightened of the Federal Government is willfully ignorant.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: reddfroge, 4/5/2013 10:36:05 PM     (No. 9261972)

I held several FFL´s until Clinton´s ´ban´...I lost EVERYTHING because of this people.
None of their ´laws´ made any difference about ´gun violence´, but it sure destroyed a LOT of small businesses, including mine.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/5/2013 11:08:57 PM     (No. 9262011)

ATF can´t be more ´specific´ in the same what that Napolitano tells Congress to cram it with walnuts on why the DHS needs so much ammunition.

They don´t work for us. They´re the REGIME! (AKA the enemy).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kate318, 4/5/2013 11:10:09 PM     (No. 9262013)

Folks, when will we say enough? The time has come.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/5/2013 11:55:01 PM     (No. 9262048)

So who is going to start a petition against the BATF??? If enough people AND lawmakers make enough noise, they will have to justify their actions or reverse themselves.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 4/6/2013 1:23:07 AM     (No. 9262088)

Why is his license revoked? Why is the anti-Muslim videographer in jail and not the Benghazi terrorists? Politics. Don´t look for the ACLU to get involved in this one, either.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 4/6/2013 2:17:43 AM     (No. 9262110)

Sounds like the BATF is the new Gestapo under the Obama regime. Funny how this story breaks on a Friday evening before the weekend.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: flatwater, 4/6/2013 2:36:53 AM     (No. 9262121)

Time to lawyer up and sue the bejeesus out of them. Contact Liberty Institute or the American Center for Law and Justice, see if you can get some legal representation pro bono. I would LOVE to see what discovery would reveal in Wise King Barky´s minion´s e-mails.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Merlin251, 4/6/2013 4:50:33 AM     (No. 9262147)

I wonder if the state of Massachusetts saw fit to pull the business license of the dealership that sold Ted Kennedy the Oldsmobile Delta 88 that he drove off the Chaquidick causeway??? Perhaps they need to revoke the business licenses of those who sold Rosie O´Donnell the spoons that made her fat!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 4/6/2013 11:24:51 AM     (No. 9262642)

In fact , we should put this dealer in the same cell with the anti-Islam internet video guy. Yeah!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bumblebee, 4/6/2013 12:09:59 PM     (No. 9262720)

There must be some tiny tittle in his dealers´ license that he failed to comply with. Otherwise, he should have appealed and he did not. Let this be a lesson to all other gun dealers out there. Read the requirement fine print!!!

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