The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
Should Americans become complacent when it comes to exercising their Second Amendment right merely because the country has a president that is supportive of gun owners in the White House?
The Associated Press has reported that, during President Trump’s first year in office, the state of Virginia saw a decrease in the number of firearms sold. The reason for the decline? The American people, Virginians in this case, feel that their right to bear arms is safe under the current administration. The AP states:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gun dealers in Virginia say firearms sales have fallen during President Donald Trump’s first year in office.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Friday that fewer people are afraid the Republican administration will restrict gun sales.
Firearms purchases dropped 3.5 percent last year, falling below the record half-million mark set in 2016. Gun shops described the decline aspost was originally published on this site