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Guns and Gear Purchases Were up 60 Percent in 2020

Results from a recently released report from Southwick Associates indicate firearms and ammunition sales were up at least 60 percent in 2020.

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.

June Sets NICS Volume/Gun Sales Record

The FBI processed a total of 3,931,607 records through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in June, roughly 1.6 million more than the same month in 2019 and nearly 200,000 more than the previous highwater mark, set in March.

2019 Firearm Sales Up in Recent Months

August and September 2019 showed sizable increases in firearm sales, according to new numbers released by the National Shooting Sports Foundation

Skill and Confidence: Developing Both Elements for Self-Defense

Performing a task well is important, but equally important is having the intestinal fortitude to face the task in the first place.

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