Obama firearms boom continues

There is one American industry that has done very well during the Obama administration, probably to his acute dismay.  In 2009 we read about the tremendous increase in demand for firearms following the election.  After slackening a bit in 2010, the demand for guns is once again on the rise.  Shooting Industry Magazine recently reported: The firearms industry is enjoying brisk-to-robust firearm sales during a time when much of the U.S. economy continues to suffer. In April, dealers reported firearms sales that matched and even exceeded those of the six months following the 2008 national elections. In May, the number of NSSF-adjusted NICS background checks reflects an 11.4-percent increase over May 2010. The positive May report is in stark contrast to news of the nation's economy, which hit another slowdown during the month.NSSF reports that its adjusted NICS data shows increases for 2011, compared to 2010, of January: 9.7 percent; February: 13.6 percent; March: 15...(Read Full Post)