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Sales Soar After Repeal of Virginia's One-Gun-A-Month Law

In the 31-day period since the end of Virginia's one-gun-a-month limit, slightly more than 29,000 firearm transactions were recorded—reflecting a 17 percent leap from the last month the restrictions were in place, according to the Virginia Firearms Transaction Center.

Black Friday Gun Sales Set Record

Gun sales soar to new highs after the presidential election.

Virginia Firearms Sales Soar While Crime Decreases

Reflecting a national trend, firearm-related violent crime continues to plummet in Virginia as the sales of firearms soar, an indicator reported by a leading state newspaper as particularly inconsistent, "given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws."

Despite Sales Decline, 2022 on Pace to See the Third-Largest Number of Guns Sold Since Records Began

The effects of the pandemic and recent social unrest are passing, but firearms sales remain very strong.

Quarterly Gun Sales Record Set

Of the 4,645,609 names processed through FBI’s National Instant Criminal Check System (NICS) in March, roughly 2.2 million were related to the purchase or transfer of a firearm, according to Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF).

Record Firearms and Ammunition Sales Enrich Pittman-Robertson Coffers

Purchases of firearms and ammunition by Americans for personal protection, sporting purposes and hunting in 2012 broke all previous records.

Dry-Fire Before You Buy

Don't buy a firearm before testing it. If you can't take it to the range first, try dry-fire. Otherwise, you might regret your purchase.

Looming Maryland Gun Law Creates Huge Background-Check Logjam

Restrictive new firearms regulations set to become effective in Maryland beginning Oct. 1 have created such a cumbersome backlog within the state's background check system, the State Police announced this week it would temporarily waive enforcement of part of the law's provisions.

Gun Sales and NICS "Essential

Despite a Federal Government shutdown this week, the FBI's National Instant Check System (NICS) appears to be conducting business as usual.

Black Friday Background Checks Set Record for Date

Black Friday sales drove record-setting levels of background checks for firearms purchases last week.

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