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Gun Sales Up

dashersdad Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 11:36 AM
Art119. Also in northern NV. Went to "The Big Show" at Grand Sierra and even Friday morning it was packed with a line to buy tickets. Lots of hand trucks toting ammo out of the show. If dealers didn't make money that weekend, they were doing something wrong. And, if I recall, weren't all of your weapons lost in a tragic boating accident? Mine (if I ever had any) were lost in a kayaking trip in the Pacific. Tragic. Very tragic.

After President Obama was elected in 2008, gun sales skyrocketed for four years. Now that Obama is due for a second term, those sales continue to climb.

Owners of some Houston gun shops say they have noticed an increase of gun sales since President Barack Obama's re-election, and attribute the rush to the president's reference in a debate to renewing an assault rifle ban.

Jim and Joy Pruett, who have run Jim Pruett's Guns and Ammo for 11 years, said sales have gone "through the roof" since Election Day. "We haven't been able...

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