Rick Brand, Chief Operating Officer of Amendment II, holds a children's backpack, left, and anti-ballistic insert at the company's manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Anxious parents reeling in the wake the Connecticut school shooting are fueling sales of armored backpacks for children emblazoned with Disney and Avengers logos, as firearms enthusiasts stock up on assault rifles nationwide amid fears of imminent gun control measures. At Amendment II, sales of childrenís backpacks and armored inserts are up 300 percent. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)The reaction to the Connecticut school shooting can be seen in gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation.

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