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Firearms Retailers See Flurry Of Gun Sales



Gun sales are picking up in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida last week.

After hitting what retailers called the “Trump Slump” referring to a slowdown of firearms purchases after the Republican president was elected, Americans are flocking to sellers to buy their first gun or add to their collection.

This can only be in response to the rising momentum for gun control, which has been pushed by President Trump himself.

For example, Bud’s Gun Shop, a huge online retailer based in Lexington, Kentucky, posted this message on its website today:

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“An unexpected large increase in demand has caused delays throughout our supply chain,” says a banner on the homepage of its website. “Please expect longer than normal processing and shipping times on all orders. We apologize for any inconvenience.”

Gun rhetoric is heating up, too.

Robert Norman, a contributor at The Federalist wrote an op-ed called “I Bought My First Gun Because of the CNN Town Hall.”

“Whenever the left talks about gun control, significant numbers of people who see value in the Second Amendment run out and purchase a gun. Normally, that wouldn’t include me. But this time was different,” Norman said.

Even some Twitter users are reporting purchasing firearms due to the threat of gun control:

Gun sales typically spike after mass shootings, which seems to be the case right now.

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