Tag: Gun Sales

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2017 on Track to Be One of Best Years for Gun Industry in Two Decades

Amid all the establishment media chatter about a “Trump Slump” in gun sales, National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) Mike Bazinet says the evidence indicates 2017 could be the second or third highest year for background checks in the past two decades.

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Dow Jones Up, Gun Stocks Down

Since the November 8, 2016 election of Donald Trump, the Dow Jones has surged — but the prices of gun stocks have fallen.

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Women Driving Gun Sales to New Highs

Background checks indicate retail gun sales have been on a record pace for the past 18 months, and gun store owners say women are a driving force behind the surging sales.

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California On Pace For 1 Million Gun Sales In 2016

Gun sales in California are on pace to break records — perhaps even to reach 1 million sales by the end of calendar year 2016, according to Southern California Public Radio station KPCC.

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California Gun Sales Surging in 2016

Gun sales in California are surging and on track to equal–if not surpass–the record number of guns sold during 2015.

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Chicago ‘Bloodshed’ Contributed To Record Gun Sales In Illinois

The growing violence and “bloodshed” in Chicago contributed to recording-setting months for background checks in Illinois during 2015, including an all-time single month record in December. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, December, November, August, and June all set monthly records