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Demand for firearms, ammunition and bulletproof gear has surged since the Dec. 14 tragedy in Newtown, Conn.
Assault rifles are sold out across the country.
Store owners who have been in the business for years say they have never seen demand like this before.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation, which handles background checks for the state, can't keep up with the number of requests it is getting.
"I've done more sales in the week after the 19th than I have the whole year," says Zimmerman, who launched SelwayArmory.com in 2009.
"That's how I found out about the tragedy. I saw the sales rise and then turned on CNN," says Elmar Uy, vice president of business operations at the Billerica, Mass., company.
"I've never seen numbers like this before," says Uy.
Originally posted by Pooche
Their hypocrisy is breath taking!!!
Originally posted by Maxatoria
If i owned a gun factory i'd be sending weekly emails off to everyone telling them that the government 'maybe' considering restricting your right to buy and sit back and get the fat cuban cigars out along with the best champagne and enjoy the money just come rolling in
So lets load up a few AK's and cheer on good old barak the founder of the feast so to speak
Originally posted by SpaDe_
The thing that just amazes me is that people are willing to pay these crazy prices.