With gun sales down by half, hog chasing is an exquisite but too costly pleasure

  • 2011-04-13
  • By Linas Jegelevicius
KLAIPEDA - With gun sales doing a double plunge over the last two years, from 22 million litas (6.3 million euros) in 2008 to 12 million litas in 2010, Lithuanians’ preferences are quite clear – it’s beans over bullets. Gun sellers were expecting that the economic recovery would gain some speed and put gun sales back on track. However, their cautious hopes have turned into exasperation due to the stricter Firearms and Ammunition Control Law, where from now on it demands a permit when acquiring gas pistols. Also, with the law amendments, it has generally become more diff...
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