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High political tensions keep Pa. gun sales booming

Dealers from Northampton to York counties all say they’re serving dozens of customers per day.

By Sam Dunklau

Record number of instant background checks in Pa. in third quarter

Some 406,151 checks were completed in the last three months – up from 225,000 over the same quarter in 2019, according to statistics from the State Police.

By Julia Agos

Pennsylvania gun shops struggle to keep firearms, ammo in stock

Gun shop owners and police say civil unrest, the pandemic and the upcoming election are factors in increased gun and ammo sales.

By Anthony Orozco

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Walmart ammunition cutbacks will have little effect, gun enthusiasts say

Gun enthusiasts say Walmart’s restrictions will inconvenience hunters and hobbyists, while doing little to reduce gun violence.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY