Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Fear, anger, ignorance, and conspiracy theory dominates the news and social media in the United States. This leaves Americans floundering to figure out facts versus fiction. Current events began to spiral downward when the COVID-19 pandemic reached American shores in January 2020. Stay-at-home orders were issued, businesses closed, schools closed, unemployment reached greater-than-depression-era levels, and […]

Gun Sales Soar as Coronavirus Ignites Fear

Gun Sales Soar as Coronavirus Ignites Fear

It is not unusual for weapon sales to increase during crises. Coronavirus fears have fueled a significantly high volume of firearm transfers during the latter half of the first quarter of 2020. During an interview on March 17, 2020, the owner of Shooter’s Service Center in Portland, Oregon, reported a large uptick in sales since […]