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"People are panicking and buying," said Furtardo, assistant manager. "The crime rate is high, and they are flat scared of what is going to happen in the next few years with the economy and the country. Manufacturers weren't prepared for this."
Retailers and consumers say there may be several reasons gun stores are running out of ammunition – and the cost of what is available is rising. There's a widespread expectation that Obama's administration will follow through on a campaign promise to reimpose an assault weapons ban. Some people fear that taxes on ammunition, guns and other firearms-related materials might drastically increase, as they have on cigarettes.
Originally posted by on_yur_6
reply to post by ZindoDoone
I wish I could somehow get into the industry here in Oklahoma. Know of any manufacturers around here?