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Businesses Discover a Sudden Allergy to Guns

While President Barack Obama and other Democratic politicians clear their throats about proposing new gun control laws sometime next year, the marketplace is responding swiftly to the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre.

Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS), one of the largest retailers in its industry, said Tuesday it is suspending the sale of certain military-style semiautomatic rifles similar to the one used by the Newtown killer. Fox News reported that Discovery Channel (DISCA) has decided to cancel its popular reality show, American Guns.

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jerryskids||

    I really don't understand the logic here. Gun stores are going to stop selling certain types of guns because they fear a backlash? Like what? Anti-gun nuts are going to start not buying any guns at Dicks instead of not buying any guns somewhere else?

  • Sagus||

    I'll be buying my lower tomorrow at the only place I could find on earth that had any in stock.