The extreme anti-gun culture of the Obama administration and neo-com Democrats led to several years of record firearm sales. Many patriotic Americans were buying guns while they still could and before the guns were banned or restricted.
When Donald Trump became president and Republicans in control of the House and Senate, gun sales began to drop off. The fear of stricter gun laws and gun bans seemed to ease.
However, after the Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs mass shootings, a growing number of Second Amendment supports in Congress are beginning to consider passing some gun control laws. As this gets closer to becoming a reality, it’s likely that we’ll see an increase in gun sales.
(Keep and Bear) – This the cost of liberty.
When our gun rights are threatened, as they were almost continually during the Obama era, sales of firearms skyrocket. However, once the immediate danger has passed, and our gun rights “seem” more secure, sales of firearms drop dramatically.
Top executives for Sportsman’s Warehouse blamed guns and ammunition for the retailer’s sales loss in its third quarter.
Chief Executive Officer John Schaeffer told investors Thursday same store overall sales for the chain declined 7 percent for the quarter ending Oct. 28 — driven by a 12.4 percent dip in demand for firearms and a 19.4 percent loss in ammunition…
As news spread about bills being introduced to ban bump-fire stocks, like the ones used by Stephen Paddock in Las Vegas, many gun shops sold out of the items and continue to sell out as fast as they get them in stock. As pushes are also made to restrict or ban assault-style weapons, you can believe that their sales will also begin to rise.