Personal interview by servative.
If Mark Kelly really meant to prove how easy it is to buy a gun, he picked the wrong time and place to do so, in Tucson at Diamondback Police Supply, with Mike Shoop behind the counter.
The story was first reported by Breitbart News , which also visited Diamondback for confirmation. I spoke with Mike about it recently.
In February, Mark Kelly tried to purchase a Sig Sauer 1911, a .45 caliber pistol, with a Texas ID. Mike had to turn him down.
“That’s the first question I asked him,” Mike told me. “Do you have an Arizona driver’s license with your current residential address?”
Read the article here.
*Featured photo Mark Kelly w/ Gabby Giffords at the Tucson Rodeo Parade w/ armed guard, February 24, 2013