The weapon has come under fire after being used in the recent shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn.
Gun-rights advocates had threatened to take their business elsewhere, but the state has been swamped with license applications.
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It won't review a New York pistol-permit law, dealing a blow to gun-rights advocates. The issue won't be going away, though.
Alcoa and Bed Bath & Beyond will report earnings. BB&T shareholders will pay close attention to JP Morgan earnings. Zynga opens real-money sites in the U.K. Congress refreshes the debate on gun controls.
Since Newtown, more states have loosened regulations than have tightened them.
The nonprofit Armed Citizen Project is looking to equip residents of high-crime areas with 20-gauge shotguns.
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