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Bulletproof Backpack Sales Soar to Record Levels After Uvalde Shooting



Bulletproof backpacks for sale at an Office Depot store in Evanston, Illinois., in 2018 (AP File)
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Companies in California and Hawaii that make bulletproof backpacks and body armor are reporting record sales following the elementary school mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, The Washington Times reports.

“In less than 24 hours after the shooting, we’ve reached our highest sales record to date. The majority of which are for backpack armors most likely from concerned parents who are looking to secure protection for their children,” said Kevin Lim, CEO of Bulletproof Zone, which is based in Honolulu.

California-based Atomic Defense also reports a huge sales spike in similar products after the Uvalde school shooting.

Read more at The Washington Times.


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