Suburban St. Louis gun shops report a spike in first-time buyers; larger gunshops selling 30-50 guns each day.
“You know that it’s a serious event when moms are coming in and saying, ‘I need to protect my family,'” says Steve King at Metro Shooting Supply.
Sales have quadrupled at ‘Metro Shooting’ in Bridgeton, according to owner Steven King.
Background checks have doubled since Connecticut shootings.
The firearm owners’ identification card is what McCann calls a compromise from a previous General Assembly. He also calls it redundant and unconstitutional.