Gun stores see increase in sales

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Gun enthusiasts across the country are rapidly buying firearms.

They are afraid the government will use the Connecticut school shooting as justification for limiting access to guns.

ABC57 stopped by a local gun store that has seen an increase in customers.

The ABC affiliate in Fort Wayne found the same thing.

"If you read the Federalist papers, our forefathers wanted to protect the same type of guns that our military had," said David Fillers, 21st Century Firearms president. "They were concerned about tyranny, and they were concerned about a government out of control."

President Clinton put a ban on assault rifles back in 1994. It remained in effect until 2004 when the bill expired.

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