Gun Control

July Breaks Gun Sales Record

Gun company's earnings triple, CEO says sales 'like nothing we've seen before'

One of the country’s leading gun makers saw earnings triple as gun sales once again shattered previous records for the month of July.

First-Time Gun Buyers Explain How Coronavirus Changed Their Politics

Scott Kane went 38 years without ever touching a gun. That streak would have endured had it not been for the coronavirus. In March, fearful of the harassment his wife and child experienced over their Asian ancestry, Kane found himself in a California gun shop. His March 11 purchase of a 9 mm would have been the end to the story, were it not for a political standoff over shut down orders and background checks. Now Kane, a former support of gun control measures and AR-15 bans, is frustrated by the arduous process that has denied his family the sense of security. The pandemic has made the soft-spoken software engineer an unlikely Second Amendment supporter.