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on September 10, 2019 in Gun Page World News

Gun sales surge 15%, driven by self-protection and Pelosi-Schumer demand for limits

by Paul Bedard The leading indicator of gun sales jumped in August, driven in part by Americans seeking self-protection and deep concerns congressional Democrats are going to push through expanded gun control legislation. The overall number of background checks recorded in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System surged 15.5%, said the National Shooting Sports Foundation. That figure includes background checks done for security, concealed carry permits, and gun sales and was the highest August number ever recorded. The industry group said that August FBI background checks adjusted for sales surged 15.2% over August 2018. The adjusted August number...

by Paul Bedard The leading indicator of gun sales jumped in August, driven in part by Americans seeking self-protection and deep concerns congressional Democrats are going to push through expanded gun control legislation. The overall number of background checks...

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