http://www.philly.com/inquirer/special/violence/ Violence A VIEW FROM THE INSIDE Telling the stories After many years of decline, the number of homicides and shootings in Philadelphia and some other cities is on the rise. Why is this happening? What is being done about it? How are children, families and communities touched by it? Through photos, stories and voices, The Inquirer is exploring the issue of violence and its repercussions. What exactly is a "Straw Buy" ? Is that a stolen gun or confiscated gun and if it is , how can it get back in circulation? Phila. gun task force issues warrants for 'straw' buys http://www.philly.com/inquirer/special/violence/20070410_Warrants_issued_in_straw_gun_purchases.html This is crazy. I can't believe these kids have these guns.