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If owning an assault rifle is not important to most Americans, why is there now a retail shortage?


With the impending possibility of a ban on assault rifles and high capacity magazines, assault rifle sales have gone through the roof in the past few weeks. If there are so many people out there that are against owning such a weapon, why have sales of these weapons dramatically increased? There are now thousands of assault rifles in the hands of people who bought one, not because they truly want one, but because they fear that soon they will not be able to buy one. In addition to this rush to buy arms, now there is the issue of unregistered gun sales by people looking to profit from a ban.

 

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    dashingscorpio 4 years ago

    Excellent point regarding stock piling guns to make some serious money once they are no longer available. Also worth noting whenever something is (outlawed) it creates a profitable "black market" for would be gangsters.


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    flacoinohio 4 years ago

    Can you better explain the media statement. I have been to four gun stores in my area, every one of them has sold out of every rifle that is on the proposed ban list as well as the ammunition to go with them.


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