Rising cost of ammo draws bead on hunters, target shooters

Full story: Chicago Tribune

In Bethel, Alaska, they buy bullets by the box now, not the case. In Nome, ammo buyers are shell shocked: "They use a lot of expletives," says a local store manager.
1 - 6 of 6 Comments Last updated Jun 5, 2008

Honolulu, HI

#1 Jun 5, 2008
No mention of reloading?
original G

Chicago, IL

#2 Jun 5, 2008
Yo man! You think you gots problems!
You know how much o my benjamins I gotta blow if I wanna bust a cap in yo butt! Make me want to do sompin illegal!

Chicago, IL

#3 Jun 5, 2008
Gee, this will probably really cut into all the shootings on Chicago's south and west sides. What will the gang bangers do when they have to pay more for their bullets? Maybe the city council can pass an ordinance providing for increased public aid for bullet buyers in poverty neighborhoods.

Naperville, IL

#4 Jun 5, 2008
The gangbanger's in the south side have plent of ammo.....
average normal person

United States

#5 Jun 5, 2008
boo hoo - let us know when you can't buy FOOD-I MIGHT feel something

Girard, OH

#6 Jun 5, 2008
"...as with high gas prices, they'll bite the bullet and pay."
Gotta love an intended pun.

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