Tag: gun buying

Can the Mentally Ill Buy Guns Now?

Black Friday Biggest Day of the Year for Gun Sales

Big discounts push gun shopping.

Multiple news outlets, such as CNN and Independent Journal Review, report that from New York to Jacksonville, Florida, Black Friday was the biggest shopping day for guns seen yet this year. Steep discounts of up to 75% were pushing people to buy guns. An interesting result…
More Western Pennsylvania Gun Sales Go To 1st-time Buyers

More Western Pennsylvania Gun Sales Go To 1st-time Buyers

On an average weekday, 50 to 75 people apply for licenses.

A gun store called Shooters Bench in West Deer in Western Pennsylvania is just one of many gun stores reporting large increases in sales to first-time gun buyers. Shooters Bench owner Ed Negley was quoted in a article as saying that he had experienced a 30…
Which States Have the Most Gun Dealers?

Top Guns in America in 2016

What guns are Americans buying?

Gun sales are increasing, but what are people buying? If you’re in the market for a gun, you may be curious as to which ones are selling the most right now. The following are some of the most popular guns on the market today, so…
hand firing a handgun with bullet casing shooting out and flash

Handguns Increasingly Bought for Home Security

New study points to popularity of handguns.

The New York Times just posted an article examining gun ownership in the United States. The article was in response to the study we posted about  that said just 3% of Americans say that they own nearly half of the nation's guns. The study reports that handguns make…
Sacramento County Gun Sales Increase 406 Percent

Sacramento County Annual Gun Sales Increase 406 Percent

Some California residents continue to buy firearms at an unprecedented rate.

Data recently released by the California Department of Justice indicate that Sacramento County residents continue to buy firearms at an unprecedented rate. Over the past 15 years, annual gun sales increased 406 percent in Sacramento County. No other area in California experienced a larger jump. Each year…
September 2016 Gun Background Checks Highest on Record

September Gun Background Checks Highest Yet

The "war on guns" doesn't seem to be doing much good.

Numbers are being released that show September 2016 gun background checks were the highest on record. According to FBI stats, firearm-related background checks conducted this September were higher than any other September on record, which goes back to 1998. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) through…