For whatever reason, gun sales are skyrocketing. Maybe it’s because people are fearing a Clinton presidency. Hillary has expressed her desire to repeal the Supreme Courts’ decision on the second amendment. In her presidency, she will have the power to appoint the justices she wants to make that happen. Don’t let her get in the White House!
Guns are selling at unprecedented levels this summer, which means 2016 is well on its way to breaking the all-time record for background checks.
Background checks conducted by the FBI totaled 1,853,815 in August 2016, a 6% increase from August 2015.
That’s the most checks ever in the month of August since the FBI started conducting background checks in 1998. In fact, every monthly tally this year has hit an all-time high, meaning that 2016 is on track to be the record year for background checks and, by proxy, gun sales.
Background checks don’t correlate directly to gun sales, but do serve as an important indicator for them, since there are no industry sales figures.