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Gun Sales Dramatically Up In Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - Gun sales have been up dramatically in the last few months. Robin Ball, the owner of Sharp Shooting in Spokane said that their gun sales were up 24 percent since October.

Ball lists two main reasons for such the rise. "There is always an increase when there is political unrest, and going into a presidential election there is no question that is part of it.

The other piece of it is that the news talks about how the police resources are down and some crimes are not being investigated by law enforcement. People have just realized they are on their own.

We have seen a lot of self defense issues," Ball said. She also mentioned that rise in demand during this presidential election season has started way before most presidential elections. Gun sales normally don't spike until after the candidates are decided.

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