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on January 7, 2015 in World News

Gun sales surged in December

Gun sales surged in December FBI background checks, the most reliable measure of gun sales, surged in December, capping a year that experienced strong growth in the last three months. Background checks totaled more than 2.3 million in December, according to the FBI, compared to about 2 million in the same period in 2013. While sales increased nationwide, there were sporadic reports of a spurt in people buying guns after local incidents of violence. Related: Beretta wants to be U.S. Army’s new gun. Again. Gun shop owners in the St. Louis area, for instance, reported a spike in sales in… View Article

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