Statistics have shown that ever since the presidential campaign of 2008, gun and ammunition sales have skyrocketed in the United States. The firearms industry has been one of a tiny group of businesses that not only survived the "great recession" but enjoyed a major boost in sales. Most gun store owners report that a major factor in the surge is President Obama's known anti-firearms views.
The upward trend in gun sales continues this year in the 2012 presidential campaign season, according to an article Friday in the Wall St. Journal, as gun owners brace for a possible Obama victory in November, not because they expect him to win but because they wish to be prepared just in case.
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