Proposed gun controls, North Korea prompt spike in Guam gun sales | Pacific Beat

Proposed gun controls, North Korea prompt spike in Guam gun sales

Proposed gun controls, North Korea prompt spike in Guam gun sales

Updated 12 April 2013, 11:20 AEST

The US Senate has voted to debate new gun restrictions for the first time in 20 years, after a bipartisan group of lawmakers agreed on a draft bill to expand background checks.

The prospect of tougher gun controls is being blamed for a spike in gun sales in the United States and that includes its overseas territories, such as Guam.

But according to at least one local gun dealer people in Guam have also been spooked by recent threats to the territory from North Korea.

Presenter: Sam Bolitho

Speaker: James Parks, Guam-based gun dealer and owner of Unified Fire Power

 

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