By Tom Knighton
NICS checks are the generally approved proxy for determining how well gun sales are going. It’s not perfect, but it’s about as close as we can get without asking each gun store exactly what they sold each month. I think we can all see how much of a pain in the posterior that would become.
For months, NICS checks have been at record levels. That’s not surprising considering the full court press the anti-gun zealots have been running against the Second Amendment. Whenever people feel the right to keep and bear arms is at risk, they flock out to buy guns before it’s too late.
So, in a way, a drop in NICS checks could be good news. Let’s hope so because that’s what happened in June.
This might come as a surprise to many firearm enthusiasts, but this last June was one of the highest on record for gun sales. The 3rd highest in fact. What may not come as a surprise to many of you is that in whole firearm sales are dropping. Some important questions to ask may be: How much are gun sales dropping? At what rate? And what are firearm manufacturers doing to combat this?
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