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Women are Almost Half of New Gun Owners

For years, women have been between 10 to 20 percent of gun buyers in America--but that has drastically changed over the past two years. A new report from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) finds...

Thanks to New Buyers, Florida Gun Sales Continue to Increase Despite Ammo Shortage

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, tracks the background checks based on the FBI’s National Instant Background Check System (NICS). The NSSF found around 8 million Americans became first-time gun owners last year.

Blacks and Women Helping Increase Gun Sales Across Florida and the U.S.

According to the NSSF report, most of those sales--55.8 percent--were from white men while white women made up 16.6 percent of the sales. Black men made up 9.3 percent of those sales while black females made 5.4 percent, Hispanic males were 6.9 percent of them and Hispanic females were 2.2 percent.

Florida Gun Sales, Concealed Carry Permits On The Rise After Recent Mass Shootings

The National Shooting Sports Foundation reported that gun sales and background checks have increased since mass shootings which took place in August.