It has long been said -- and acknowledged by politicos on the left and right -- that Bill Clinton armed America. When he started making noise about restrictions on firearms and ammunition, women and men across the nation rushed to stores to pick up firearms and accessories. Sales went through the roof.
It's happening again . . .
"Gun sales are going boom around the country as gun owners and gun advocates brace for a potential Democrat in the White House for the first time in almost 10 years. Democrats, meanwhile, say there's no reason to worry that presidential hopeful Barack Obama would attempt to curtail access to most guns, though that hasn't stopped the buying spree.
"You'd be surprised," said Jeff Mercer, manager of George's Pawn and Gun Shop on High Street. "It's people of all races, too. People are scared."
Anti self defense advocates would have a nation of people who don't understand their rights, and don't understand the politics of the Second Amendment, believe that the National Rifle Association is arming America. It isn't. It is one particular political party and its position on the right to choose the type of tool to defend your life, the right to choose your sport, etc.
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