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Executive actions aimed at gun control lead to 'panic buying'

January 21, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen – Saturday marked "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence. Pictured is Ammo and Arms in St. Marys which saw a steady stream of customers Saturday, typical of the increased sales the owner has seen as of late with customers motivated by a combination of perceived threats to gun rights and the need for added personal security.

ST. MARYS – On Saturday, gun rights advocates gathered nationwide to commemorate the first annual "Gun Appreciation Day," an event organized by gun advocacy groups in response to president Barack Obama's initiating 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence.

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