U.S. Gun Sales Pass One Million For 35th Consecutive Month

Despite calls from Democrats for new forms of gun control, gun sales in the United States remain surprisingly robust.

New sales have been over a million units for 35 straight months.

Much of this has to do with the drastic rise in crime in recent years. If Democrats really wanted this to slow down, they might try embracing stricter law and order policies.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Gun sales pass 1 million for 35th consecutive month

Gun sales in the United States have passed the 1 million mark each month for nearly three straight years, a record being driven by people who seek to arm themselves for protection against criminals, according to new data.

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For the 35th straight month, FBI background checks for firearms hit over 1 million, a victory for groups that have been advocating easier access to firearms for adults who can pass the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

“These figures are a strong reminder of the values and freedoms for which our nation stands, including the right of individuals to keep and bear arms for Americans of all walks of life,” said Mark Oliva of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a gun industry trade group.

“While President Biden and gun control advocates demanded strict gun control legislation, Americans voted with their wallets that the Second Amendment is a right they are choosing to exercise by the millions every month,” he added.

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is calling for more gun control following the recent shooting near Chicago, but Illinois already has strict gun control measures in place.

Taking rights away from the people who didn’t do it won’t solve anything.

 

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