Wednesday evening, Wal-Mart announced that they would put a limit on the sale of ammunition to three boxes per customer per day, because of a limited amount of supply; the news has created a buzz Thursday.
Since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in December Wal-Mart has seen a surge on gun and ammunition sales, and they are having a difficult time keeping up with the demand.
Wal-Mart is the largest retailer of guns in the United States, but online gun websites are seeing the same demand increase and hundreds of people are paying more for guns than they would have several months ago.
Wednesday, Wal-Mart spokeswoman Ashley Hardie told Reuters:
In order to take care of as many customers as possible, starting Thursday, January 24, all ammunition sales were limited to three boxes per customer, per day as supply is limited at this time.
Since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, President Obama has spoken openly about his intention to have better control over the guns laws in the United States. This has also added the sale of guns and ammunition to surge over the last two months.
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Sources: Reuters and NBC News
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