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ATW: Ferguson concealed-carry gun applications surged after Michael Brown shooting

The CBC News reports:

The owner of a gun store just outside Ferguson, Mo., agreed to chat — with one condition.

“It’s gotta be quick,” he said Monday afternoon. “We’re extremely busy.”

Last-minute gun purchases were being made hours before it was announced there would be no charges in the fatal police shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

The grand jury decision, announced Monday evening by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch, led to protests, with some cars and buildings set on fire.

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ATW: Ferguson concealed-carry gun applications surged after Michael Brown shooting

Ferguson gun permit applications rose after Michael Brown shooting

The CBC News reports:

The owner of a gun store just outside Ferguson, Mo., agreed to chat ?? with one condition.

“It’s gotta be quick,” he said Monday afternoon. “We’re extremely busy.”

Last-minute gun purchases were being made hours before it was announced there would be no charges in the fatal police shooting of teenager Michael Brown.

The grand jury decision, announced Monday evening by St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch, led to protests, with some cars and buildings set on fire.

Read the rest of the article here.

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Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: neilwmccabe@gmail.com Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.

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