Gun Sales Surge After Shooting

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•30 Jul 25, 2012

In the wake of last Friday’s mass shooting at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, sales of firearms have surged in many states, with Colorado in particular reporting a 43 percent increase in gun sales from the previous week. What do you think?

  • “Finally, the silver lining we’ve all been waiting for.”

    Adam Lyons –
    Dental Ceramist

  • “Be warned: They could be wasting their time and money. I own two automatic rifles and three Glocks, and still no one has invited me to join a well-regulated militia.”

    Steve Fenbert –
    Garment Fitter

  • “It’s nice to see consumers out spending again.”

    Emily Napolitano –
    Mail Clerk