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Indiana gun store reports huge sales in wake of school shooting

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Some of the most restrictive gun control laws could be coming from the next Congress in the wake of the Newtown school massacre.

But is that the direction this debate needs to be headed?

"We set a record for this store," said Greg Burge, the owner of Beech Grove firearms as he straightened the inventory after a record number of buyers jammed the store this weekend.

Many of those customers were buying in reaction to members of Congress calling for a renewal of the assault weapons ban.

Senator Dianne Feinstein authored the original ban on assault weapons that expired in 2004, and said Sunday morning on NBC's Meet The Press that new legislation is ready to target assault weapons.

"It will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation, and the possession. Not retroactively, but perceptively," she said. "And it will ban the same for big clips, drums, or strips of more than ten bullets."

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