7/19/2010

Gun sales increase in Chicago area?

ABC News seems to think that there are signs of it occurring.

After a Supreme Court decision affirming the right to bear arms was handed down in June, the owners of Midwest Sporting Goods, just outside of Chicago, started noticed something any retailer would find encouraging – an increasing number of customers.

With Chicago's 28-year ban on handgun ownership rendered unconstitutional, more people were coming into Midwest, in Lyons, Illinois, to exercise their Second Amendment rights, according to Noel, the store's owner. He asked that his last name not be published.

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"It's not like sales suddenly went through the roof," he said. "There are still restrictions and waiting periods. But we are anticipating a major increase in sales going forward. It's not going to happen overnight, but it's going to happen." . . .

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1 Comments:

Blogger Martin G. Schalz said...

I find it interesting that on the heels of the SCOTUS ruling that the DOJ is investigating S&W for possible bribing of foreign officials.

Coincidence,or not?

7/21/2010 10:31 AM  

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