New York gun sales SKYROCKET in June

It turns out that rioting and looting are great for the gun sales industry, especially in New York:

NY POST – New Yorkers are arming themselves at a record pace.

They bought more guns this June than any other June in the past decade, data show. The FBI ran 52,252 background checks for people seeking to buy firearms in the state, a 121 percent increase from June 2019. Most, or 31,003 background checks, were for people seeking to buy a rifle. Handguns accounted for 11,585 background checks in June this year.

Many of these are first-time gun buyers…

Cliff Pfleger, owner of Long Island Gun Source, said the Medford store has been so busy he sold six to nine months of inventory in just a 2-month period. Pfleger closed the store briefly after the state shuttered businesses in mid-March, but he was able to secure essential business-status and reopened about a week later.

“When the original COVID scare started in the beginning of March and people thought they might get laid off, at that point we saw a huge surge. We sold out of almost everything we had in the store,” he said, noting many first-time gun buyers opt to buy rifles in order to bypass the license needed for handguns.

“We had lines continuously, even though we didn’t have things to sell,” he said. “The people who are coming to the store — a lot of them were first-time firearm purchasers, and they obviously did not apply or have a handgun license,” Pfleger said.

At the same time gun purchases soared, so did shootings. New York saw 205 shootings in June — the bloodiest June in 24 years, going back to 1996, when the NYPD logged 236 incidents, the department said.

Greg Gutfeld admitted a few weeks back that he was one of those first-time gun buyers and it was all so he could protect his family in a city gone completely mad.

Speaking of New York, this was filmed over the weekend…

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