Skip to comments.Push to crack down on guns has opposite effect, sales skyrocket
Posted on 04/11/2013 11:28:33 AM PDT by topher
In President Obama's push to crack down on the abundance of firearms in America, proposed gun-control legislation may be having the opposite effect.
Updated FBI statistics show that background checks in the first three months of the year far outpace the number of checks in early 2012. The stats show that from January through March, gun owners went through 7 million background checks -- compared with just 4.8 million in the first three months of last year.
The spike in checks, coupled with mounting anecdotal claims that ammunition is hard to come by, comes amid concern by gun owners that new proposals at the state and federal level could limit access to firearms.
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People will simply hide their guns.
From your keyboard to God's ears, FRiend.
"You mean, 'It's not I.', Achmed"
I’ve actually taken to bringing in the ‘orphan’ boxes of 9mm I find to a 1st-shift coworker - not at profit to me, but out of sympathy due to her schedule. By the time she leaves work, a day’s ammo delivery is long sold out from Wally World & gun shops.
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