Economic Stimulus: Record Gun Sales in December

Posted by on Jan 02, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Obama,  the Democrats and the media should claim responsibility since their reckless rhetoric about so-called gun control has resulted in record sales for guns and ammunition.

Record gun sales were recorded in December 2012 with over 2.7 million background checks being conducted through the FBI’s National Instant Check System (NICS), the agency said today. For 2012, more background checks were conducted than any year since 1998.

In December, 2,783,765 total background checks were carried out to purchase firearms, surpassing the previous record from November 2012 when 2,006,919 checks were performed.

For the year, 19,592,303 background checks carried out for firearm purchases–a 19 percent rise from 2011.

Each check doesn’t represent a single gun, just a single background check transaction.

Good business to be in these days, but you know some scheming Democrats will be looking to pile massive taxes on guns and ammo purchases if they can’t confiscate them altogether, which is what they really want to do.


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