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National Ammo Shortage: Fears Drive Sales

Rumors and fears are driving spotty ammunition shortages around the country USA Today reports:

“Gun shops are running low on ammunition from a run by customers fearful of potential gun-control legislation, according to gun retailers and customers.”

“Prices have more than doubled over past year in some shops, retailers are putting limits on the amount a customer can buy, and some common types of ammunition, such as .22-caliber long rifle shells, are hard to get.”

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