'Americans, Nobody Ever Invaded You': Chinese Immigrants On Buying Guns Now
Here's the nightmare scenario some Chinese immigrants are contemplating: A pandemic forces company shutdowns and leads to mass unemployment. Riots. The need to fend off intruders.
Tyler Chang, a computer programmer who lives in Diamond Bar, said he knows it's unlikely but it's important to prepare.
And an increasing number of people from China have been arming themselves at San Gabriel Valley gun shops.
- Gun Effects in the City of Industry said its customer base has jumped from half Chinese to about 70%.
- Arcadia Firearm and Safety reports a tenfold increase in business
- Rowland Sporting Goods estimates sales are up 500%.
"Americans, nobody ever invaded you. China's always in chaos. They're always in crisis. So people have a sense of danger more than Americans."
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