Gun Sales Plunge
Gun sales in America jumped from the point the COVID-19 pandemic began, setting all-time records according to numbers from the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which are often used as a proxy for sales. But recently they have collapsed compared with 2021 — they're down every month of 2022 so far. Sales rose in only three states in the first six months of this year compared with the first six months of 2021. We ranked all 50 states from the biggest increase in gun sales to the biggest decline during that period.
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