Gun Sales See Best Summer Ever 

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New record: the most checks ever performed in any August since the creation of the National Instant Background Check System.

 reports: Gun sales were at an all-time high in June, July, and August, according More-guns-less-crimeto one metric.

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This August saw 1.7 million background checks performed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives on new gun sales, the most checks ever performed in any August since the creation of the National Instant Background Check System.

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“Whenever there is a call for gun control, sales increase. Unfortunately, this is a pattern that repeats itself.”emily-gun

— Larry Keane

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The agency performed 1.6 million checks in July, the high for that month. They did a further 1.5 million in June, another all-time high.

Background checks are required for all sales made through a federally licensed firearms dealer. The number of background checks performed in a month is often used to gauge…(read more)

Source: Washington Free Beacon – New York Daily News


One Comment on “Gun Sales See Best Summer Ever ”

  1. Brittius says:

    Reblogged this on Brittius and commented:
    Go to the gunshop and tell them, “Barry, sent me”.


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