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Why Gun Sales Are Up

Posted on the 20 January 2012 by Mikeb302000
Why Gun Sales are Up
via Forbespublished a fascinating article by Frank Miniter, who, as you can see by his bio, is completely unbiased and objective about the gun debate.
I am a bestselling author and a freelance journalist who concentrates on man’s struggle to keep the state in balance with the American dream. My latest book is Saving the Bill of Rights. I am also the author of The Ultimate Man's Survival Guide. My website is

Here's the best part.
Steve Sanetti, president of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) explained that in 1959 some 70 percent of the American public favored handgun bans, whereas today that number has flipped. “We’ve been able to conclusively prove scientifically that, as John Lott wrote, more guns do equal less crime. Other factors include the fact that the number of hunters has actually risen in a number of states. Then you have returning servicemen and women who are staying with the shooting sports. Meanwhile, the advocacy of the NSSF, the NRA and other groups have shown that the Second Amendment is a fundamental part of our freedom.”
Don't you just love that "conclusively prove scientifically" part?

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