Terry Allen

Shooting up in Vermont, shooting up New York

A Vermont-New York heroin-and-guns carousel can make dealers a 1,400-percent profit

Terry Allen recently reported in In These Times on gun-drug runners carving a deep, two-way trench down the Northeast, leaving a toxic trail of violence, misery, and addiction. You can read her piece in the print edition of The Commons this week in Voices, where it appears with the kind permission of the magazine. To read it online: inthesetimes.com/article/18168/guns-heroin-vermont-new-york.


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Pssst. Want an unregistered semi-automatic handgun, some heroin, and a way to make a 1,400-percent profit? First, the gun. In Vermont, you can legally buy it through a “private” sale at a gun show, yard sale, online, or from a dealer. Doesn't matter if you're a convicted murderer with...

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