Saturday, September 6, 2014
Media Bias: "Obama ban on Russian Kalashnikov rifles spurs AK-47 buying frenzy in the U.S."
U.S. President Barack Obama’s ban on the import of Russian Kalashnikov rifles — intended as a punishment for Moscow’s incursion into Ukraine — has had an unintended consequence: an AK-47 buying frenzy in U.S. gun stores.
Firearms dealers reported a surge in demand as buyers rushed out to get the weapon. “They pretty much cleaned us out,” said Brian Bunting, the president of Atlantic Firearms...He estimated that the White House announcement...led to a tripling of demand for Kalashnikovs, with prices for a mid-range rifle rising from US$850 to US$1050...Some gun supporters see a hidden motive, arguing that Mr Obama is using the crisis in Ukraine as a way to sneak in the gun control agenda...
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