Ammo Factory All Fired Up Amid Gun Ban Threat

Proposed measures to control guns in the United States have boosted sales of ammunition.

Manufacturers and gun shops across America are reporting record sales with gun enthusiasts worried that tighter weapons laws will lead to a shortage of bullets.

Sky News has gained rare access to an ammunition factory in Missouri, where they say business has never been better.

Sierra produces millions of loaded cartridges and bullets each week.

It’s careful not to reveal secrets to rivals – it won’t say exactly how many – but what’s certain is that this is a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy economy.

At the moment Sierra simply can’t meet the demand from anxious gun enthusiasts, who in fear of President Barack Obama’s drive to tighten gun laws, are stockpiling ammunition.

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