Gun Sales Continue to Fall, but Hope is on the Way

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear

This the cost of liberty.

When our  gun rights are threatened, as they were almost continually during the Obama era, sales of firearms skyrocket. However, once the immediate danger has passed, and our gun rights “seem” more secure, sales of firearms drop dramatically.


Top executives for Sportsman’s Warehouse blamed guns and ammunition for the retailer’s sales loss in its third quarter.

Chief Executive Officer John Schaeffer told investors Thursday same store overall sales for the chain declined 7 percent for the quarter ending Oct. 28 — driven by a 12.4 percent dip in demand for firearms and a 19.4 percent loss in ammunition.

“Our third quarter results were largely in line with our expectations and reflected continued softness in firearms and ammunition as well as a shift in the timing of a planned third quarter new store opening into the fourth

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