Gun, ammo sales surge again in NEPA

Gun, ammo sales surge again in NEPA

GUN, AMMO SALES SURGE AGAIN IN NEPA.jpg EXETER, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Gun sales in Pennsylvania have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. However with potential changes coming to the White House, the owner of one local gun shop says sales are starting to increase again. FOX56’s Melanie Zayas has more on how the potential shift in our nation’s capital has some racing to gun shops. “It’s just, it’s been crazy and every week its getting worse," said Chris Harding, owner of H&H Tactical in Exeter. For a Sunday afternoon, business was steady at H&H Tactical. Harding tells us nearly 60 percent of his customer base are first time gun buyers, as ammo continues to remain a hot commodity, especially given the heated political climate. “They’re buying anything they can get their hands on. High capacity magazines, guns, ammo anything that they’re calling assault weapons A year ago, before all this started we would roughly sell 2,000 rounds a month. Now we’re selling between 50 to 70 thousand rounds a week," said Harding. Some customers agree having a Democrat in the White House may add restrictions on gun ownership – fearing an infringement on our Second Amendment right. “People that take want to take our rights away aren’t afraid to speak up so why should we speak up?” questioned Amdis Felker. “Everybody should have a right to defend themselves, their home and their family. For somebody to just come in and take that away its […]

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