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Firearms sales rose 16 percent in 2012 to a record 490,119 guns purchased in 444,844 transactions, according to federally licensed gun dealer sales estimates. During the same period, major crimes committed with firearms dropped 5 percent to 4,378.

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Firearms sales rose 16 percent in 2012 to a record 490,119 guns purchased in 444,844…