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Gun Sales Spike In Arizona

Posted By yihan On March 28, 2012 @ 8:33 am In Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Arizona Daily Star [1]
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Gun and ammunition sales in Arizona are surging as several factors, including the upcoming presidential election, combine to spur buyers on.

It’s the second major spike in sales since President Obama was elected in November 2008.

At that time, some types of ammunition ran out in Tucson and customers stocked up on high-powered rifles they suspected Obama would try to ban.

While that panic purchasing subsided by late 2009, gun and ammo sales have continued at a brisk clip since and are rising again.

“This is a surge within a surge,” said John Lott, an economist and author of “More Guns, Less Crime.”

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