TOPIC: Gun sales slower, but some surprising groups are buying
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Gun sales slower, but some surprising groups are buying
By Dave Workman
Gun sales have slacked off some since the election, according to published reports. (Dave Workman)
A weekend story in the Washington Post that was published in other newspapers, reports that firearm and ammunition sales have “dropped precipitously since Election Day,” but a careful read of data from the FBI’s National Instant Check System suggests things are not so bad.
Indeed, the story as it appeared in the Portland (ME) Press Herald said this: “Gun clubs and shops that cater to black and LGBT clients say there has been an uptick in interest in firearms since November among those who fear that racial and gender-based violence could increase during Trump’s presidency.”
So, what’s really going on? Continue Reading →