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Firearm sales up in 2011
daytondailynews.com ^

Posted on 08/27/2011 6:04:15 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA

The record number of firearm background checks performed by the FBI this year signals that gun sales are on the rise in Ohio, an increase that gun-rights advocates and local store owners attribute largely to political and economic fears.

Meanwhile, even though the number of concealed handgun licenses issued to Miami Valley residents fell in 2010, firearm groups said 2009 was a record year and the popularity of carrying continues to trend upward.

During the first seven months of this year, the FBI conducted 247,847 background checks for firearm purchases at gun sellers in the state, up 17.7 percent from the same period in 2010, 9.2 percent from 2009 and 42.4 percent from 2008, according to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Background checks are one of the best measures of gun sales because federally licensed gun-sellers are required to perform them during a sale. Not all checks lead to purchases, but most do.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; ohio
The only thriving areas of the economy are guns, ammo, safes, freeze dried food and generators.

So much for Hope.

1 posted on 08/27/2011 6:04:17 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

But it certainly is “Change”.

Not that I ever wanted that kind of change.


2 posted on 08/27/2011 6:06:19 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Red in Blue PA
Don't forget gold, silver.

Oh, and sales of Mexican imported illegal drugs are way up, too.

3 posted on 08/27/2011 6:11:21 PM PDT by cc2k ( If having an "R" makes you conservative, does walking into a barn make you a horse's (_*_)?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Getting ready for the zombie attacks.


4 posted on 08/27/2011 6:12:57 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: cc2k
Don't forget gold, silver.

and lead.
5 posted on 08/27/2011 6:15:47 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Many fear the Government more than the criminals.


6 posted on 08/27/2011 6:28:03 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Red in Blue PA

“in July alone, 21,000 guns were sold in Alabama. To put that number in perspective, 4 years ago, Alabama gun sales hit just over 14,000. Since 2008, gun sales have steadily climbed each year. You may think people are purchasing guns for safety. While that’s true, it’s not the main reason. The economy is causing firearm sales to soar. The number of FBI background checks preformed this year alone is at a record high number.”

Same story different details...about 4 threads up....


7 posted on 08/27/2011 6:32:31 PM PDT by Adder (Say NO to the O in 2 oh 12)
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To: Logical me
Many fear the Government more than the criminals.

I fear being on the wrong side of the ratio of the incompetence and slowness of emergency response, to the quality of the criminal elements execution.

8 posted on 08/27/2011 6:35:06 PM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Logical me

I fear both. We have seen a dramatic upswing of property crimes here. Not violent yet, but won’t happen to this household without a fight.


9 posted on 08/27/2011 6:37:35 PM PDT by doodad
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To: Logical me

The criminal class is being empowered by the current government.


10 posted on 08/27/2011 6:39:18 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

If Obama is defeated in 2012, I believe there will be rioting in most major cities.


11 posted on 08/27/2011 7:15:47 PM PDT by my right
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To: my right

They will riot on the mere RUMOR of an obama defeat during election day.


12 posted on 08/27/2011 7:17:25 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

They will riot on the mere RUMOR of an obama defeat during election day.

Obama's legacy:

Americans are going to have a rough time if he wins in 2012.
Americans are going to have a rough time if he loses in 2012.


13 posted on 08/27/2011 7:53:34 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: my right
There will probably be riots in major cities regardless of how the election turns out in 2012.

Vengeance or Victory celebration? Either way there will be an excuse for certain people to get out and have some fun.

The only questions will be: how far do the rioters make it into the suburbs, and how long will police delay before attempting effective suppression measures.

If recent news is any guide, the first individual self defense initiatives will be promptly squelched by the police along with bland reassurances and excuses from the political authorities. Only as the damages, injuries, and other incidents accumulate will the police be directed to do anything else.

It would be prudent to make various preparations. I am working on cardio myself.

14 posted on 08/27/2011 8:26:59 PM PDT by flamberge (Would you like fires with that?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

It took Obama for me to gun up.


15 posted on 08/27/2011 8:39:48 PM PDT by MattinNJ
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To: Red in Blue PA
just saw this a few threads back..

Gun Sales on the Rise (Alabama)

16 posted on 08/27/2011 9:27:38 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: MattinNJ
"It took Obama for me to gun up."

The Rodney King riots did it for me.

17 posted on 08/27/2011 9:39:21 PM PDT by blam
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To: Coleus
Gun Sales on the Rise (Alabama)
18 posted on 08/27/2011 9:41:00 PM PDT by blam
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To: flamberge
I am working on cardio myself.

Run away was always my first choice right up until I married and now have a baby. The diaper bag holds my "winter carry" and extra mags nicely.

19 posted on 08/27/2011 9:41:30 PM PDT by NativeSon
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To: Logical me
Many fear the Government more than the criminals.

The Government's bankrupting the country - there's not much we can do about that - except vote in new people when the time comes. Hope it won't be too late...

20 posted on 08/27/2011 9:47:08 PM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: Logical me
126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.

NOT ONE Tea Party member. NOT ONE middle class middle ages white guy... not one.

21 posted on 08/27/2011 9:48:21 PM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: Logical me
126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.

NOT ONE Tea Party member. NOT ONE middle class middle ages white guy... not one.

22 posted on 08/27/2011 9:48:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: blam

“It took Obama for me to gun up.”

The Rodney King riots did it for me.>>

Just being an American is all it took for me.


23 posted on 08/27/2011 9:56:10 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: GOPJ
"NOT ONE Tea Party member. NOT ONE middle class middle ages white guy... not one. "

What doe that tell you about the police.

Racist to the core, eh?

24 posted on 08/27/2011 10:03:06 PM PDT by blam
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To: my right

You may be right. Even though Obama isnt eally too popular among a lot of blacks, he is still “ A brother” who might give them cash taken from “Crackers”.
Obama has driven a wedge between the races that will be hard to heal. For that,Obama and his cronies should rot in hell when they shed this mortal coil.


25 posted on 08/28/2011 12:24:47 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Iron Munro

Nice representative picture of the Lame Stream Media these days…… I guess even zombies can feel thrills up their legs.


26 posted on 08/28/2011 5:23:59 AM PDT by BerserkPatriot (There are no 1st Amendment rights without 2nd Amendment Rights)
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To: All

The zombies are getting armed as well. Next time you pop into a chain like Bass Pro or Cabelas, look for the little fat white girl handling guns. Then look who is standing behind her about 20 feet away pretending to be interested in fishing lures. He can’t and won’t buy the gun but she will for him.

They will be back next week too.


27 posted on 08/28/2011 5:43:15 AM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: Red in Blue PA
and lead.

I've been collecting lead in various forms - some with it all dressed up in a full metal jacket...

28 posted on 08/28/2011 5:51:35 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: blam

? why did you repost the same thread?


29 posted on 08/28/2011 11:11:25 AM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus
"? why did you repost the same thread?"

It was an accident. I thought I was linking it to another thread and didn't notice the mistake until it was a 'done deal.' I meant to come back and have the admin moderator delete but I forgot.

30 posted on 08/28/2011 11:22:59 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

oh, so you had more than one fr thread open...I’ve done this a few times too....

on another note, people are buying a lot of guns, but how about the ammunition, I understand it’s getting more difficult to buy..


31 posted on 08/28/2011 11:41:12 AM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus

I have a sufficient stock of ammo. I think I heard someone say that it’s a little easier to find/get these days.


32 posted on 08/28/2011 2:01:52 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

one of these days i will buy a gun.. had a blackout after the hurricane and realized we were sitting ducks...


33 posted on 08/29/2011 9:02:40 AM PDT by Coleus
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To: GOPJ
NOT ONE Tea Party member. NOT ONE middle class middle ages white guy... not one.

Man, if that doesn't prove institutional racism beyond any shadow of doubt, I don't know what would.

< /sarc >

34 posted on 08/29/2011 9:11:45 AM PDT by papertyger
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To: Coleus
"one of these days i will buy a gun.. had a blackout after the hurricane and realized we were sitting ducks..."

I never owned a gun until the Rodney King riots. I saw the 6:00pm news when Reginald Denny was pounded in the head with bricks by people just having a 'good time.'
Before I went to bed that evening I had bought a S&W .38, a Winchester 30-30 rifle and a Remingtom 12 gauge shot-gun.

I've bought 2-3 guns per year since that time.

I have a friend who says that if you know how many guns you own, you don't have enough, lol.

35 posted on 08/29/2011 10:28:11 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

LOL, he’s right about that!


36 posted on 08/29/2011 8:58:26 PM PDT by Coleus
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