‘Boom!’ NRA brags on Twitter after Americans buy a record 27 MILLION guns in 2016
FBI background check numbers roughly equal to gun sales were 27,583,673
2016 numbers show a 19-month-trend of record level growth by Americans
Growth was likely prompted by terror threats and a changing political climate
By ABIGAIL MILLER
4 January 2017
The sale of guns in the United States soared to record levels in 2016, making the National Rifle Association very happy.
Seen in a tweet, the NRA brags that gun sales have hit over 27million for the previous year.
The data is taken from recently released FBI background check numbers totaling an astounding 27,583,673, which roughly equate to the number of gun sales.