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United States

28 March 2009

Free Lance-Star (Virginia)

President Barack Obama has stimulated at least one part of the economy: gun sales. Fears that he and Democratic congressional leaders will outlaw or restrict guns and ammunition, along with worries about the economy, have helped spur a hefty increase in sales of guns and ammunition. Sturm, Ruger and Co. reported a $48 million backlog in orders as of Dec. 31, and a 42 percent increase in sales in 2008. Smith and Wesson earlier this month reported a 45 percent... (

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