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US Gun Sales Surge in 2015

Gun sales continued to surge in the U.S. in the 12 months before President Barack Obama announced his plan to reduce gun violence. According to the FBI, 2015 saw more Americans buying guns than ever before, with background checks surging 10 percent to 23.1 million. It was the largest number since the bureau began keeping statistics in 1998. The trend has been going on for some time. According to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System, 185,345 requests for...

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