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Rick Brand, Chief Operating Officer of Amendment II, holds a children's backpack, left, and anti-ballistic insert during a demonstration at the company's manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Anxious parents reeling in the wake the Connecticut school shooting are fueling sales of armored backpacks for children, as firearms enthusiasts stock up on assault rifles nationwide amid fears of imminent gun control measures. At Amendment II, sales of children backpacks and armored in...

Armored backpacks and a rush on guns after Connecticut

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SALT LAKE CITY -- The reaction to the deadly Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation, with anxious parents buying armored backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on assault weapons in anticipation of tighter gun control measures.

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