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Friday, Nov 7, 2008, 8:00 pm

Gun stores report record sales after election

By Jarrett Dapier

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Over $100,000 worth of guns were sold nationwide the day after Obama's victory, reports Channel 5 News in Chicago. Local Texans, interviewed in a Fort Worth gun store, perceive Obama and a Democratic congress as a threat to their right to bear arms.

Jarrett Dapier is a former assistant publisher at In These Times. Previous work for ITT includes interviews with playwright Christopher Shinn and Fugazi guitarist, Ian Mackaye. He currently works with teens at the Evanston Public Library where he runs a recycled drumming program and directs stage adaptations of young adult literature. He lives in Evanston, IL.

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