BOOM! Record 27 Million Guns Bought In 2016
By PAUL BEDARD, Washington Examiner --
The numbers do not include many guns sold to or given to friends and family.
Sales hit record levels for some 19 months in a row as the number of terrorist attacks around the world and here at home increased, driving purchases by those seeking protection. The increase paralleled increases in those seeking a license to carry a concealed weapon.