Skip to comments.Gun Sales Escalate After Mass Shootings ("..eight distributors...all out of inventory")
Posted on 12/20/2012 8:25:57 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
At Freedom Firearms in Fort Wayne, Indiana there is hardly anything left in the store. Managing partner Angie Freeland told CNBC sales have "gone through the roof". With little left to sell, she will probably close for what is typically her busiest day of the year, December 24.
"It started on Monday with the AR-15s going out the door," she said. "Once those were gone they were buying anything with a high capacity magazine."
The rush to buy guns comes in the wake of last Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT. Twenty year old Adam Lanza shot twenty children between the ages of six and seven, and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He killed them all with a semi-automatic rifle made by Bushmaster called the AR-15, before killing himself with a handgun.
It is not only guns that are people are buying up, it is ammunition too.
"I've sold more bulk ammo (1000 rounds) in the last three business days than I have all year," said Henry Parro co-owner of Parro's Gun Shop and Police Supplies in Waterbury, VT. "Customers are using their hand carts to load their cars."
Parro said with Biden in charge of the gun violence task force, his clients sees the handwriting on the wall and they are deciding to exercise their right and buy guns now. As a senator, Biden steered a now expired ban on assault weapons through Congress, and has been a long-time supporter for stricter gun laws...
(Excerpt) Read more at cnbc.com ...
Bought my “Assault” rifle and “Assault” magazines yesterday!
“Gun Sales Escalate After Mass Shootings”
...and apparently so do crimes of all kinds....right?
Been planning on buying another gun. I hope the prices don’t get too high.
About 130,000 guns sold in a few days.
I doubt Joe “plugs” will be leading the charge to get those 130,000 guns.
About 130,000 guns sold in a few days.
And that 130 grand number may only be for last weekend gun buys ,Fri - Sun, if I quote correctly my local tv news. Plugs and Obama will be in the far rear of that charge.
I take it that is the rare and nearly extinct African salt shaker, not the European salty.
A guy could trade for a lot of .22’s, black powder and oddball stuff right now if he desired to be contrarian.
Can 0bama really do this by executive decree?
Said his buddy might have one out of Texas .. but unsure.
Not constitutionally, but when has that ever stopped him? The House leadership and Supreme Court have bowed down to him on numerous occasions.
Constitutionality has nothing to do with it.
0bama will throw sh_t on the wall till it sticks. Then we wait for the Supremes to sort it out. 3 years later waiting for them to take the case the media has destroyed all reality.
I don’t blame people. That school shooter had the creepiest eyes I’ve ever seen. People are afraid there are more like him out there.
Let’s give up all our rights because one guy on the planet was creepy.
It's not only cars people are buying, they want gasoline too /s
“Lets get a gun and protect ourselves from the one guy on the planet that was creepy.”
Speaking of creepy, notice we still don’t know who is dad is?
I figure he was so creepy even his own dad does not want to come forward and say “I fathered him”.
Good to know...I thought it was the silver crested assault shaker...but I will bow to your superior knowledge. :-)
Some people are working hard to keep that info under wraps, some say he is connected to the father of the Aurora shooting, that he too was supposed to testify in Federal court, what are the odds of that?
Dad is reportedly dead, the freak killed him in Hoboken.
You know, I finally settled on a stag arms 8, piston driven AR.
Lots of dough, but I’ve been saving my pennies.
Now.....forget it. Prices have gone crazy.
You have no need for that. Only police and the military need those kind of salt shakers..
If the police hold a buyback near you, you need to turn it in. Because if it saves only one bowl of fries, it will be worth it.
“”Been planning on buying another gun. I hope the prices dont get too high.””
You were making a joke, right??????
That's been debunked.