Internet ammunition sales draw scrutiny

By Fred Schulte

Legislators want to crack down, but NRA says history shows regulation is not effective

Excerpts from this story referencing "AR-15":

"… ings in which 12 people died and dozens more were wounded. Police found an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle magazine capable of firing 100 rounds at the scene. A …"

Badly flawed background check system fails to contain firearms sales

By Rick Schmitt

Background check system is plagued by a host of data problems, loopholes and disputes over just who should be barred.

Excerpts from this story referencing "AR-15":

"… n-made AK-47, he purchased a Smith & Wesson revolver, a variant of the AR-15 assault rifle, and two shotguns. He had moved to Florida in January 2008. …"

Romanian weapons modified in the U.S. become scourge of Mexican drug war

By Rick Schmitt and Rick Young

Center story focused on Romanian weapon now targeted by Feinstein legislation

Excerpts from this story referencing "AR-15":

"… dentified in the ATF reports include several American-made versions of the AR-15 assault weapon, and two guns made by Fabrique Nationale Herstal of Belgium …"