Posted May 7, 2016 5:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

Flower gun (courtesy ammoland,.com)

Press release from MarketPlace Insight [via]

While Mother’s Day is typically associated with flowers, chocolate and brunch, not everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. According to MarketPlace Insight, the leading outdoors and shooting sports data consultancy, gun sales spike every year on Mother’s Day . . .

Google searches for Mother’s Day in the past 30 days shows an exponential growth as we get nearer the date and guys everywhere start to wonder what to get mom or their wives or girlfriends. Yet Google search trends also show rising interest in firearms.

As the month progresses towards that Sunday, gun sales tend to decrease, and then spike on the big day.

After procrastinating until the last minute, perhaps flowers seem too cliché and guns are way cooler than flowers anyways, so they decide to purchase the “perfect” gift.

Regardless of the reason, the buyers aren’t coming from the West or the South, areas you might typically associate with high gun ownership and card carrying NRA members. Guns for moms are getting purchased in major metropolitan areas like Houston and Cincinnati. But they are also getting purchased in small cities in the Midwest, like Frankfort, Indiana, population 16,422.

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Source:: Truth About Guns

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