Reach out to the new shooters whenever you can, and if you are a new gun owner don't be afraid to reach out to the people around you, although we ALL could use a little more training on firearms use and carry, this is ESPECIALLY true of new gun owners.
When dealing with firearms, remember one of the golden rules... You don't know, what you don't know.
Over 2M new gun owners reported in first half of 2020 Gun sales have skyrocketed during past 3 months
By Stephanie, June 4 2020
Gun sales are surging with 1.7 million firearms sold in May.
More than 2 million Americans became first-time gun owners in the first half of 2020, officials reported.
The National Rifle Association tweeted the news late Wednesday, referencing data released earlier in the week by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a firearms trade group.
The shooting foundation reported in its monthly the total number of new gun owners was actually more likely to be more than 2.5 million.
"The early part of 2020 has been unlike any other year for firearm purchases — particularly by first-time buyers — as new NSSF® research reveals millions of people chose to purchase their first gun during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Jim Curcuruto, shooting foundation's director of research and market development, said in a statement. “Not surprisingly, retailers reported an increased number of first-time gun buyers, estimating that 40 percent of their sales were to this group.”
Again, reach out whenever you can to provide training and guidance...
Firearm Ownership Surging Among Black Americans amid Nationwide Run on Firearms
AWR Hawkins, 27 Jul 2020
Gun ownership is surging among black Americans as stores across the country report that the run on guns and ammunition is continuing.
Politico reports that black Americans have been arming themselves “since the beginning of the pandemic.”
National African American Gun Owners’ Association (NAAGA) president Philip Smith has seen as many as 2,000 new members a day since coronavirus warnings and shutdowns began impacting the country earlier this year. That rush in membership only continued following the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd.
Smith intimated that the very onset of the coronavirus made some black Americans give gun ownership serious thought for the first time: “If you have a half a brain in your head even saying, ‘Oh, this might get serious, let me plan accordingly.'”
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