Skip to comments.Gun Sales and the Election
Posted on 10/30/2008 10:20:48 PM PDT by neverdem
Charlotte, NC (WBTV)- "They're worried about it...worried about their second amendment rights." Larry Hyatt of Hyatts Gun Shop told WBTV's Rob Tufano
Usually this time of the year Larry Hyatt's gun sales pretty much consist of hunting weapons but the last few months most of his customers have been grabbing up pistols and military type weapons.
"They're buying self defense guns and military type guns because they feel like they'll be the first one's to have anti gun legislation passed on them."
He wouldn't call his customers panicked just concerned that if Senator Obama wins the White House and Democrats continue to control the House and Senate they're second amendment rights may be scaled back why this cause for concern?
"They NRA has put out a lot of info"
They have also hit the air with these blistering commercials that claim Obama supports banning shotguns and rifles used by hunters.
Nonsense according to the Seanators website which says the Obama respects the second amendment will protect the rights of hunters and other law abiding Americans to purchase own and use guns.
The Senator does support reinstating the ban on assault weapons and closing what he calls a loophole that lets people buy pistols at gunshows without thorough background checks but most a lot of Hyatt's customers don't buy what they call the rhetoric a lot of them convinced an Obama Presidency just may be the start of that slippery slope to abolishing the second amendment.
Searching obama gun control on Yahoo News for three pages and mostly you find stories about increased sales at gun stores all over the country.
Its real and it is happening. There is a serious undercurrent running that I believe will sweep Øbama away
The PEOPLE dont believe you Senator Gubmint
Who has the best deals on ammo?
Now I KNOW what Santa is bringing for Christmas...
Beretta Xtrema2 Demonstration
but hey, lets ban the black gun.
THAT'S RACIST! L0L
Hope your'e right. Already got most of what I need but an Obama win will guarantee that the CC gets used for last minute purchases.
I suppose it depends what you are looking for, but right now Academy has 7.62x39mm Russian steel cased (Monarch, which is their store brand, but made by Barnaul?) for $2.99 a box. If you are lucky enough to live nearby one of their stores, that is a better deal that I can find anywhere on the internet.
That's enough for me. If Hussein is elected, I will be spending thousands on guns, their accessories, and ammo come January. Unlike the 1994 ban, I fear they will do it 'right' this time.
Everyone is shopping. I see Grannys stocking up on ammo
Øbama has a transition team working on the implementation of an E4473 for that will put all purchases on an electronic database.
This guy is bad news. We know his track record
I think people are forgetting that there’s still 3 months to stock up on these things.
Thats a good price!
Prices are already going up
What I really need is .45 and .38, i’ve got almost 1,000 rounds of 30.06 rifle and .22LR.
look for reloads. .45 is $18 a 50 rd box for the cheapest russian target ammo
As soon as I acquire all of the weapons I plan on buying, I'm going to "sell them all at a gun show for cash" soon after. /wink
I probably won't remember the guy's name I sold them to, or even the exact date if asked a year later. How ever, I believe it was warm outside, so it was probably late spring or summer. "No such firearms here Mr. ATF Officer".
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