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Unprecedented Demand: Americans Purchase a Gun Every 1.5 Seconds

Unprecedented Demand: Americans Purchase a Gun Every 1.5 Seconds
Mac Slavo

February 6th, 2013
SHTFplan.com

For the last two months Americans have been lining up in unprecedented numbers at gun shops and gun shows across the country. In fact, demand has been so massive that the FBI’s background check system in a number of states crashed as a result of being overwhelmed.

In January, some 2.4 million requests were sent to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which ranks last month as the second busiest in U.S. history.

It was second only to the 2.7 million people who purchased guns in December 2012.

Even before the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last year, which prompted government officials on all levels to introduce legislation that would restrict access to semi-automatic personal defense rifles and other firearms deemed too dangerous for America’s streets, demand had been rising at a rapid pace.

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They rounded up on the seconds.. it was faster than that.

:)

1785600 per 1.5 seconds for the month of December. If my numbers are correct that is. :)

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My future gun purchases

will be from individuals or at flea markets. Skip the NICS database. They already have my information for 2 guns and know where to come for them. No more. Plus it saves a bit of money for the government, they don't have another call to the NICS! :-)

Smart decision

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Just added to my arsenal.

Get them while you can, and don't forget about having plenty of ammo. Ammo is already the new gold.

Every gun and every bullet...

Every gun and every bullet that is bought is a vote against gun control. I love when the the American people finally "get it". What you will see is a dramatic drop in crime that they will do everything possible to spin and use the drop as an indication that "see you really did not need the guns " so that supports the need for more gun control.

RickStone

I plan on buying an assault

I plan on buying an assault rifle the next time I go to the gun show

Fire sale

going out of business sale.

sovereign

You may be Half Right

Fire Sale Now... Double Prices Next month when there is no new inventory until it all adjusts to normal.

this post should have the

this post should have the most upvotes in daily paul history...