What happens when you defund the police?
Private security steps into its place, protecting businesses to whatever extent possible, while often drawing on former or part-time police officers. And people buy guns. Lots of them. When the country begins to seem unstable and events are spinning out of control, people start buying guns. Even people who hadn’t done so before.
NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, updated retail survey-based estimates and concluded that nearly 5 million Americans purchased a firearm for the very first time in 2020. NSSF surveyed firearm retailers which reported that 40 percent of sales were conducted to purchasers who have never previously owned a firearm.
That’s a lot of first-time gun owners.
This equates to nearly 5 million first-time gun owners in the first seven months of 2020.
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