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What The Left Won’t Tell You About The Boom In U.S. Gun Sales

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What The Left Won’t Tell You About The Boom In U.S. Gun Sales

As gun sales surged in early 2009 the going joke among employees of gun manufacturers was that President Barack Obama was the “greatest gun salesman of all time.” The trouble with this backhanded complement, however, is Left-leaning news outlets have since used it to avoid something that really scares them.

As ABC put it, Americans are buying more Glocks and Berettas simply because they fear “a second Obama administration might restrict gun ownership.” Their reporting conveniently stops right there.

Before getting into why, I should note they’re partly right. For example, in December 2011 there was a record number of background checks (1,410,937) called into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) this was an increase of 24.5 percent over December 2010. (For those who don’t know, NICS was started in late 1998 to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to purchase firearms or explosives.

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  • bigdog137

    People know this loser won’t protect the citizens of this country—which should be his first priority, he’d rather play golf or basketball than actually accomplish anything of value for the citizens of this country! Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!

  • Mr Alan R. Chase

    did they ever think maybe the Americans want to take back the country before its ruined or maybe its to help all the illegals with guns robbing people if everyone has a gun then the bad boys wont know who to rob or shoot because they will get killed

  • rcgg_g

    The majority or all of them, the liberal media don’t know
    what the 2nd Admenment is about or stands for so how can they report
    any further.

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