By Leigh Munsil
The director of Katie Couric’s controversial “Under the Gun” documentary made a startling admission Friday that a producer for the documentary acquired a Bushmaster from a gun vendor in a Wendy’s parking lot in Arizona.
In an interview with The Lip TV, Stephanie Soechtig said that the producer was able to get a Bushmaster rifle and three handguns in less than four hours and without a background check.
“And that’s perfectly legal,” Soechtig said in the interview, which aired in February but has undergone more scrutiny in the wake of allegations of misleading editing in the documentary. “He wasn’t doing some sort of like, underground market.”
The host, incredulous, clarified that a Bushmaster is “one of those massive automatic weapons.”
Soechtig explained that it was the same type of assault weapon used in the Newtown shootings.
The only problem is, as Ammoland points out, if the producer did that, then the documentary team violated federal firearms law.
Under current federal law it is a violation for any person to transfer, sell, trade, give, transport, or deliver any firearm to any person who the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe does not reside in the state in which …Read the Rest
Source:: The Blaze