Articles Tagged 'gun sales'
New Mexico moves to expand background checks on gun sales
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Legislators sent a bill to expand background checks on private gun sales in New Mexico to the governor’s desk Monday… READ MORE
Armed with pastel handles and pink holsters, women are storming into gun sales
BANG! Ping. BANG, BANG! Ping, ping.
Gunshots echoed through the trees of a rural farm, lead disintegrating into dust as it exploded against thick steel… READ MORE
House passes bill expanding background checks on gun sales
The House passed a bipartisan bill that would require all gun sellers to conduct background checks on firearm sales in a 240-190 vote on Wednesday.… READ MORE
Gun sales in post-election lull, but ‘not all gloom and doom’: Ruger
Sturm Ruger (RGR) recorded a decline in gun sales during the second quarter, saying demand has cooled off after an election-year surge.
In a conference… READ MORE
Gun Sales Fluctuate Across the Country
Since President Trump took office, the number of firearms sales and NICS background checks have been on the decline and the rise across the country.… READ MORE
Boom: Record 27 million guns bought in 2016
Driven by terror threats and a potential Hillary Clinton administration, sales of guns in America soared to record levels in 2016, according to the FBI.… READ MORE
Trump’s pro-Second Amendment platform could end gun sales boom
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to push to relax gun laws when he takes office, but significant changes in the firearms industry began as soon… READ MORE
Gun sales hit 17th straight monthly record, up 27 percent
Gun sales hit the 17th consecutive monthly record in September according to FBI data released on Monday, and overall sales are up 27 percent compared… READ MORE
Gun salesman-in-chief: 52,600 a day under Obama, more seen under Hillary
Gun sales are on a pace to break last year’s record of more than 23 million, a boon to the U.S. industry and gun stores… READ MORE
Black Friday gives gun sales a big bounce: FBI
Vendors across the country saw a huge spike in sales on Black Friday, including gun sales, the FBI said.
FBI officials are concerned over the background checks yet to be completed for the sales. There are over 144,000 background checks that need to be processed after the Friday sales, but a lot of them aren’t completed and so won’t be… READ MORE