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Utah firm, others meeting demand for armored backpacks

Utah firm, others meeting demand for armored backpacks

staff And News Services

Published Dec 20, 2012 07:24AM MDT

The reaction to the Connecticut school shooting can be seen in gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation and in Utah. Anxious parents are fueling sales of armored backpacks for children, while firearms enthusiasts are stocking up on assault rifles in anticipation of tighter gun control measures.
A spike in gun sales is common after a mass shooting, but the Connecticut tragedy has generated record sales in many states. And at least three companies, including one from Salt Lake City...

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