Friday, July 01, 2016
Gun Ownership is Decreasing As Gun Sales Are Rising
Firearms of all kinds are still enjoying robust sales in the United States -- and after each mass shooting that makes the major media, those sales spike. That might make it seem that gun ownership is growing in the United States, and that this country is becoming a huge armed camp. But that is not true at all. Polls have shown that gun ownership is actually decreasing in this country.
The article below (and the image above) are from the Washington Post's Wonkblog (written by Christopher Ingraham). It is an excellent discussion of this phenomenon.