Gun Sales Shoot Up Amidst Unrest: 80% More In Last Month Than May 2019

published 04.06.2020 07:30

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Monday riots in the Empire State saw multiple officers struck with motor vehicles and a continuation of city-wide destruction and looting, according to The Hill.

The beginning months of the virus saw empty shelves in gun stores and an unprecedented demand for firearms often resulting in lines stretching down the block.

May was the third consecutive month with a record-high for gun sales in the United States, the Washington Free Beacon reports.

Americans purchased more than 80% more guns in the month of May than they did in May of 2019, a new analysis found.

Monday riots in the Empire State saw multiple officers struck with motor vehicles and a continuation of city-wide destruction and looting.