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.
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.
Since Newtown, more states have loosened regulations than have tightened them.
State lawmakers approved some of the toughest gun control measures in the country, and gun enthusiasts are responding by going shopping.
The nonprofit Armed Citizen Project is looking to equip residents of high-crime areas with 20-gauge shotguns.
US stocks are set to track global markets up ahead of US service sector data.
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