Gun sales surge ahead of new restrictions in Vermont

Gun sales surge ahead of new restrictions in Vermont

WATERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) Henry Parro has owned Parro’s Gun Shop in Waterbury for more than 35 years. With the governor expected to sign new gun laws in Vermont, one of which bans bump stocks and limits magazine size, Parro says his shop has been busy. “Fear is the biggest factor. Right now, people are afraid of what they can and can’t own– the high-capacity magazines,” Parro said. “Up until the government is saying we don’t want you to have [high-capacity magazines], we didn’t sell that many of them and now we can’t keep them in stock.” The looming threat of a ban is bringing people through the doors, people like Peter Goodell. He’s stocking up on some high-capacity magazines before it’s too late. “I’m purchasing those magazines so that I can make my guns functional for probably the rest of my life,” Goodell said. The gun enthusiast from Montpelier […]

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