Seriously, this guy the gun salesman of the millennium, doing through the Law Of Unintended Consequences
(UK Guardian) This year, among the socks and sweaters, bottles of wine, a large number of Americans will find another present: guns.
Gun shop owners across the US have reported a marked increase in interest in their products over the holidays. In November, the FBI ran more than 2.2m gun background checks, a 24% increase from last year. Gun background checks hit a new record on Black Friday, when 185,345 were processed by the FBI.
FBI background checks, which are processed by the National Instant Criminal Background Check system, are not the most accurate indicator of actual gun sales. The checks are conducted for federally licensed gun purchases and for permits to carry guns. A background check does not mean that a gun was purchased. Shoppers can also purchase multiple guns with one sale, which requires just one background check. However, manufacturers rely on the background check statistics to measure how the industry is doing.
This holiday season, the industry seems to be booming.
Thank you, Obama and gun grabby Liberals! BTW, depending on the state, you cannot just purchase multiple firearms with one background check. Here in Wake County, you would need multiple permits, and pay for each one. Isn’t it great when gun grabbers have a Narrative and refuse to do research?
The sheriff’s office also encouraged everyone giving and receiving guns for Christmas to learn how to take caution with their newly purchased firearm.
“It’s not something you want to purchase, stick in a closet and never use,” explained Brewer. “You need to know how to break it down you need to know how to clean it, you need to know how to use it. Whether that’s going with a family member to practice shooting, we have multiple shooting ranges here.”
Yeah, there’s something I will agree on. I’ll actually go a step further, and possibly take some heat from some gun owners, as I did in a conversation: gun owners, at least first time gun owners, should have to attend a class on how to use one, how to properly handle one, what the laws are, how to shoot one, and just general safety. One of the reasons why Switzerland has so few gun issues is proper education, including the children. There are a few others, but, I’ll ignore the demographic issues.
Louis Cole was browsing the shelves at Adventure Outdoors in Smyrna, Georgia when he was approached by Gabe Gutierrez, a reporter with Today show. Cole already owns a gun. He was there, shopping for his wife.
“Like any good husband, I asked for the list of Christmas items that you’d like to have and one of the items was a firearm,’’ Cole said. “Above jewelry was a firearm.”
In fact, one of the fastest growing segments for firearm ownership is women. As noted at the Daily Beast
Bill Brassard, a spokesman for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, cited the growing influence of celebrities in the sports shooting world such as Eva Shockey, Julie Golob, and Jessie Duff, but most of those interviewed for this piece said more women are gravitating to firearms for the same reason most people have historically: to protect themselves. Cheri Jacobus, the Republican strategist, argued that as women establish more independence in every sphere of their lives, it is only natural that personal protection would be part of that evolution. Citing the heroism of some of the female teachers during Sandy Hook she said, “Gone are the days when women look to men to keep them safe.” She continued, “Female head of households and single professional women rely on themselves for economic security and now for physical security, as well.”
Yet, Obama and the other liberal gun grabbers would like to disarm women, replacing guns with rape whistles and peeing on themselves. Why do liberals want to put women in danger?