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Resocializing After COVID

Research has noted a variety of mental-health consequences that have been experienced by countless individuals, families, communities and businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic since 2020.

October Gun Sales 30 Percent Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Volume of firearm purchases in October that resulted in an FBI NICs background check was the second highest for the 31-day reporting period on record, lagging only behind the scalding pace in 2020 when the pandemic and social unrest drove transfers to all-time highs.

Firearm Industry Employment Increases Despite Pandemic Downturn

The number of people employed by the firearm industry increased by 10,000 in 2020, in stark contrast to the vast majority other industries that suffered widespread layoffs and unemployment during the global onset of COVID-19.

Ruger Spent $3.6 Million to Protect its Staff in 2020

Ruger’s 2020 investment to protect its staff and their families during the pandemic came to light during the company’s Feb. 18 quarterly earnings conference.

Smith & Wesson Posts Another Record-Breaking Quarter

Smith & Wesson’s quarterly report for the period that ended Oct. 31 reflected the highest earnings in any three-month period for the gunmaker, shattering all previous highwater marks, including the record-setting sales figures set only 90 days before.

Beretta Celebrates 494th Anniversary

Beretta recently celebrated its 494th anniversary as a firearms manufacturer—a rare feat in today's world.

Is the .327 Federal Magnum the Ultimate Pandemic Cartridge?

Richard Mann takes an in-depth look at the .327 Federal Magnum, which may be one of the ultimate pandemic cartridge.

Post-Election Gun Sales Not Expected to Decline Sharply

Smith & Wesson, Inc., does not expect gun sales to plummet after the 2020 presidential election.

Beating Ammo Shortages with Uncommon Calibers

When popular handgun calibers become a little too popular due to a crisis, it may be an oddball that saves the day.

Bond Arms Helping Local First Responders

What began as the inability to find masks for staff at the Bond Arms shop turned into an opportunity to give back to the Granbury, TX, community by protecting customers, first responders and anyone else having trouble finding the protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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