Gun Rights

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.

New Gun Owners Could Sway Future Elections

Gun groups say millions of new gun owners could create 'an even more formidable voting bloc'

The record-breaking gun sales during the coronavirus pandemic could bolster candidates that support the Second Amendment in 2020 and alter the course of American gun politics for the foreseeable future.

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.

First-Time Buyers Explain Why Coronavirus Drove Them to Gun Stores in Record Numbers

More than 2 million guns sold in March

Aaron Eaton learned how to shoot in the Army back in 2006, but holstered a pistol for the last time when he exited in 2009 and took a job as a technician for a sewer company. That all changed on March 26 when the father of four walked out of an Alabama gun store with a Beretta 92FS, the same gun he handled as a military policeman at the height of the Iraq war.