October Gun Sales Break Record, On Pace to Historic Year

Gun sales for October continued their record-breaking pace. It’s now virtually assured that 2016 will be America’s biggest gun sales year in history. The 2016 NICS checks are far ahead of those for 2015, the previous record holder. In October 2016, the FBI processed 2,333,539 background checks — compared to October 2015’s 1,976,759. The total NICS checks for the previous year: 23,141,970. […]