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United States

21 September 2009

Wall Street Journal

While a remarkable surge that began late last year is starting to ease, Americans' demand for firearms and ammunition — driven largely by economic concerns and the fear of new regulations — remains brisk as double-digit sales increases continue to fill the financial coffers of gun and ammo makers alike. In August, the number of background checks performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Instant Criminal Background Check System was up 12.3% from the same... (

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