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July 6, 2016

NSSF Infographic: Gun Sales Up, Crime Rates Down


With gun control advocates in Congress continuing to beat the drum on restricting Americans’ Second Amendment rights, it’s important to remember the facts are on our side.

As NSSF’s new infographic shows, violent crime continues its downward trend, even as the firearms market sees more and more growth over the past two decades. Fortunately we also see the number of firearm accidents dropping year after year.

Looking at the infographic below, one thing is clear; punishing the law-abiding firearms owners in the U.S. and the federally-regulated firearms and ammunition industry for the criminal acts of terrorists and madmen cannot be justified by data. These pictures are worth a 1,000 words.

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