54,000 Mexicans sign petition for U.S. gun control
MEXICO CITY – More than 54,000 Mexicans have signed a petition calling on the United States to take further steps to combat weapons trafficking.
Mexico says the majority of guns used by the country's violent drug cartels are smuggled over the border from the United States.
Mexico's best-known anti-violence activist and a prominent intellectual presented the petition at the U.S. embassy Monday.
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