Asian-Americans flocking to buy guns as hate crimes explode: report

By Raw Story - March 21, 2021

According to a report from Forbes, Asian-Americans are flooding gun shops in search of personal protection as hate crimes against their community explodes.

The report comes during the week when an Atlanta man went on a killing spree shooting eight people — six of them women of Asian descent.

According to Jimmy Gong, the owner of Jimmy’s Sport Shop in Mineola, New York, gun sales went up during the coronavirus pandemic, but sales to Asian-Americans have undergone a dramatic increase.


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