National trend of increased gun sales seen locallyPublished 9:36am Monday, January 14, 2013
A national discussion of gun regulation and the right to bare arms recently spawned a jump in sales according to one gun shop owner.
The increase was seen locally as much as it was seen on a national level, said Foothills Gun Gallery owner Brian Ross.
“We’ve been so busy that we haven’t had a chance to sit down and actually look at the numbers – how much more business we’ve done than last year – but we have definitely seen an increase in sales,” Ross said.
Ross noted the surge was related to a combination of two things.