Aaron Byrd, co-owner of Patriot Shooting Sports in Youngsville, N.C., waits on a customer on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Because of a run caused by last week's school shooting in Connecti

 

              Aaron Byrd, co-owner of Patriot Shooting Sports in Youngsville, N.C., waits on a customer on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Because of a run caused by last week
Aaron Byrd, co-owner of Patriot Shooting Sports in Youngsville, N.C., waits on a customer on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Because of a run caused by last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the semiautomatic rifle on the wall behind him is the only one left in the shop. Anxious parents are fueling sales of armored backpacks for children while firearms enthusiasts are stocking up on assault rifles in anticipation of tighter gun control measures. (AP Photo/Allen Breed)