The idea of a terrorist from Saudi Arabia is or should be easily recognizable, remember Osama bin laden? Remember 9/11 and the planes hitting the towers etc.? Yet Saudis are treated so kindly here, why? Money! That is a very oil rich bit of sand and our government wants them on our side.
Why has this not been all over the news like any other shooting? I guess because it wasn’t some lunatic racist white guy? Read this article, it points out how a foreigner can buy a gun just because they purchased a hunting license.
The Saudi national who fatally shot three people at a Florida Navy base on Friday bought his gun legally even though people designated as “nonimmigrant aliens” are not typically allowed to do so, NBC News reported.
But the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says there are exceptions for those with a valid hunting license or permit, and those from “a friendly foreign government entering the United States on official law enforcement business.”
NBC News cited sources that said the shooter had a license and bought his weapon from a dealer in Pensacola. The gunman, whom news outlets […]