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Report: gun sales rising for 2nd consecutive year

Posted at 7:48 AM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-27 10:52:33-04

Firearm sales are going up for the second year in a row.

A survey by the the National Shooting Sports Foundation found that in 2020 nearly half of gun purchases were by first-time gun owners.

Gun shop owners say they're still seeing this trend in 2021.

Data from the FBI shows March 15 was the top week for background checks since 1998.