Sales of guns and ammo surge

Prospects of legislation lead to bare shelves and rationing

Posted: January 28, 2013 at 12:09 a.m.

Ron Brown rings up a sale earlier this month for a customer who bought several ammunition magazines for AR-15 and AK-47 assault rifles at Don’s Weaponry in North Little Rock.

A surge in gun and ammunition sales in the wake of proposals for stricter gun laws have led many retailers across the nation and in central Arkansas to put limits on how much ammunition their customers can buy.

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