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UP 134%: Gun Sales Soar (Again) In July Amid Pandemic Panic, Race Riots

Added 08-04-20 11:41:01am EST - “Skyrocketing gun sales over the past few months didn't ebb one iota in July, which was one of the strongest for gun purchases ever recorded. "Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF) estimates July 2020 U.S. firearms unit sales at…” - Thegatewaypundit.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thegatewaypundit.com: “UP 134%: Gun Sales Soar (Again) In July Amid Pandemic Panic, Race Riots”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Gun sales were not the only thing to soar. “In July 2020, the FBI conducted more than 3.6 million firearm background checks, making it the third highest month on record for checks since the bureau began keeping statistics in 1998, according to new data released Monday by the bureau. By comparison, the FBI conducted just over 2 million checks in July 2019,” CNN reported.

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July’s numbers continue an explosion in gun purchases that has gone on for months, amid lockdowns for COVID-19 and race riots that began after the May 25 death of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police.

Gun sales soared in June, with 2,387,524 weapons sold, a year-over-year increase of 145.3% from June 2019, SAAF reported.

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