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Post-election gun sales surge in Kingsport

November 11th, 2008 12:00 am by Rain Smith

Post-election gun sales surge in Kingsport

Johnson City's Barry Creek looks over a handgun Monday at The Gun Rack in Kingsport. Bill Helton, left, said the store sold 30 guns on Saturday alone.


 Some locals have joined the throngs of those nationwide stocking up on guns and ammo, fearful president-elect Barack Obama will impose stiffer firearm regulations once he takes office.

In the past week firearm sales have tripled at Stone Drive's M & M Sporting Goods, while The Gun Rack on John B. Dennis Highway has sold out of assault rifles. 


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