December 2002

Downrange: 12/02

NATIONAL AMMO DAY. A grass-roots activist who coined the idea for National Ammo Day says he’s hopeful about the results of what he calls a BUYcott.

Kim du Tuit is a self-employed database management consultant living near Dallas, and he had the idea that hunters and shooters nationwide should pick up an extra 100 rounds of ammunition last month on November 19. He says he had nothing to gain from the idea, except that he wanted to send a message to people trying to infringe on his rights by encouraging an increase in the sales of ammunition on that day.

On his website, Mr. Du Tuit wrote, “There are an estimated 75 million gun owners in the United States of America. If each gun...

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