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Some gun shows canceling
after Conn. mass shooting

Associated Press, by Chris Carola

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/5/2013 5:49:34 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Several gun shows, all about an hour´s drive from Newtown, Conn., have been canceled. A show in White Plains, N.Y. — brought back a few years ago after being called off for a decade because of the Columbine shooting — is off because officials decided it didn´t seem appropriate now, either. (Snip) The police chief in Waterbury, Conn., just a few miles from Newtown, has halted permits for gun shows, saying he was concerned about firearms changing hands that might one day be used in a mass shooting.

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And the big lie gets repeated again and again. And isn´t that some serious power the police chief of Waterbury has? A license to restrict trade whenever he decides. Wow.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/5/2013 5:51:15 PM     (No. 9100721)

and Michael Hill, co-author.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 1/5/2013 6:10:48 PM     (No. 9100739)

Gun show today in Rochester, NY was on. Lines were long. Stripped AR-15 lowers were going for $400+. $900 ARs were $2000. $1200 ARs were $2500. Pre-ban mags were $30 for 20-round and $50 for 30-round.

Prices were high and people were happy to pay them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/5/2013 6:23:48 PM     (No. 9100744)

I have a feeling people are going to start ducking making legal purchases of guns and having their names plastered from public records and letting the gov´t know where to raid houses for guns.So what the left is doing is driving the 2nd amendment underground.

People have a perfect right to voluntarily do what they want but that´s different than knee jerk reactionaries passing dumb laws. I don´t know what the stats are on guns being sold at gun shows being involved in crime but I bet it´s very low.

No point arguing with these people on logic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 1/5/2013 6:29:12 PM     (No. 9100752)

Gun shows are packed in the South--as are gun stores and shooting ranges. Ammo is expensive and in short supply. Everybody getting ready for the inevitable.

Read the story about the gang of 10 in Paramus, NJ. They attacked police officers! If you aren´t armed, you are just plain stupid.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 1/5/2013 6:36:57 PM     (No. 9100758)

No shows in my immediate area, but I have seven gun shops within 20 minutes driving. I visited a couple this morning and lines were nearly 20 deep at the gun counter and the only ammo left was a few boxes of .22 LR and even less of .38 Special. Everything else was cleaned out.

Even in the clinton/reno 90s it was never this bad. Prices went up but product was still available.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/5/2013 7:16:17 PM     (No. 9100778)

AP stands for Anti-American Press, so I would hesitate running to the bank with this story...the MSM has no scrupples...has anyone spotted Tokyo Rose, Baghdad Bob, or even Washington Wanda lately, or a long shot, Joseph Goebbels?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: reilly, 1/5/2013 7:16:51 PM     (No. 9100779)


Ass press plant. Softening the soil for their man Obama. Ignore the Ass press.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/5/2013 7:32:21 PM     (No. 9100793)

It is possible that they canceled those shows to keep from having to deal with the headache of the ghouls standing atop the bodies of the defenseless dead.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/5/2013 7:54:32 PM     (No. 9100800)

Not to worry.

We´re pickin´ up the slack down here in Texas.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Mazeman, 1/5/2013 8:32:18 PM     (No. 9100825)

Reports in my neck of the woods are that gun shows are packed, inventory is low, and prices are sky high.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyHen, 1/5/2013 8:58:08 PM     (No. 9100847)

Went to one in Tennessee today. Opened at 9 am, line to get in the door was 200 deep by 10 am. The aisles were packed even though the gun dealers looked low on stock and ammo tables looked like a picked carcass. Maybe in Yankeeland they believe this media crap but in the South, we have seen different.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 1/5/2013 9:06:30 PM     (No. 9100853)

Eliminating the second amendment is the start of a true socialist revolution. The citizens must stop stop it or lose liberty to American Marxists. Guns are only the beginning: assets, property, you name it will be forcibly taken.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/5/2013 9:55:25 PM     (No. 9100897)

If one of the adults in the CT school shooting had a gun (like the mom in the attic) maybe it would not have been as bad. At least they might have had a fighting chance.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tenncon231, 1/5/2013 10:24:16 PM     (No. 9100927)

Read a good line, don´t remember where I saw it but

"The reason police have guns is not to protect you but to protect themselves"

kinda says it all!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 1/5/2013 10:59:53 PM     (No. 9100957)

AR´s at gun shows in Colorado are priced at
$3,000 - $3,500 this weekend. lines are thousands of people long to get in.

But, the Messiah and the rest of the political left seem to interpret that as an indicator that the nation wants them to take their guns away. Or maybe they see otherwise, and simply don´t care what people want.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/6/2013 5:04:08 AM     (No. 9101055)

My brother went to one in Tennessee but when he got there, the parking lot was full and then line was out the door and 300 yards into the parking lot.

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