Now here is a story to grab some attention to the feelings of the American Public on their firearms rights.
65.4 Million Gun Purchases Since Obama Took Office, 91% More Than Bush's First-Term Total
There have been 65,376,373 background checks completed for Americans purchasing firearms since February of 2009, the first full month of Barack
Now those are some sale numbers! It's no wonder everything from magazines to ammo to firearms themselves are in back-order status 12+ months out
after the last round of regulatory pushing.
For 2010, background checks totaled 14,320,489. In 2011, checks were 16,336,732, and in 2012, 19,463,832. Background checks for the month of
January 2013 were 2,483,230.
This totals 65,376,373 background checks completed since President Obama's first full month in office, or 44,748 background checks per
However the vote may have gone in November? This vote has been running every day of every week since he took office. How does this stack up against
historic precedent? Hmm... Lets see?
By comparison, the number of background checks in Obama's first term is 91.1% higher than President George W. Bush's first-term total of
I'm thinking Obama and his allies making the most noise about regulating and registering every firearm have done far more to sell firearms
among a population who haven't historically felt the need to buy so many than anything else could have.
2013 is off to a roaring start in breaking even these notable records. Buy 'em while you can, I'd say.