- Gun sales spike after mass shootings due to concerns over safety, experts say
- Elections and gun control policies may also affect gun sales
- Gun control advocates say guns will not make people safer; rights groups disagree
(CNN)Nicole Hockley lost her 6-year-old son, Dylan, in the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. On the day of Dylan's memorial, the National Rifle Association issued a statement about the shooting that left 26 dead, mostly children.