After imposing 15 new anti-gun laws over the past two years, California is seeing lawful firearm sales skyrocket, with statewide gun sales more than tripling between 2003 and 2013, and more than quintupling in Sacramento County between 2001 and 2015, KCRA-TV reports.
Figures from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) suggest that Americans bought more firearms last month than in any August since the FBI began conducting background checks in 1998
Firearm sales increased by almost 50 percent in parts of Switzerland after the terror attacks in Paris last year and Brussels this spring.
Firearm sales have spiked across the U.S. in the wake of Sunday’s terrorist shootings in Orlando, Fla., Fox News reports.
President Barack Obama is considering using his executive power to bypass Congress and expand the range of firearm sales for which background checks are required.