Sunday, December 25, 2011

Firearms on more wish lists this year

USA – Little Ralphie from the classic holiday movie “A Christmas Story” might have been onto something with his dreams of unwrapping a shiny new Red Ryder BB gun. Turns out, many Americans share the bespectacled, tow-headed boy’s desire for firepower. And they have made out their wish lists for Santa accordingly. FBI personal background checks, which are required before an individual can buy guns, hit an all-time high of 129,166. That figure shattered the previous record of 97,848, set in 2008, by 32 percent.  Full Article

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