Re: Rise in handgun crime
I believe that Afghans make rifles more or less by hand.
It might take me a few months, but I reckon I could make a rifle from a car axle, and old pine table and some more scrap.
Ammo? That's a different matter. Cartridge cases are reusable if you can re-detonater them. But of course there are many sources of blanks like Hilti guns. And shotguns are legal and contain a decent propellant And detonator
I guess black powder from birdshit is a possible.