Skip to comments.Blue State Citizens Are Buying Guns At A Record Pace
Posted on 01/21/2022 4:56:16 AM PST by Enlightened1
The past two years have witnessed gun sales the likes of which have never been seen before. It’s not just Red states either. The totals include big numbers in Blue states already home to some of the strictest gun control laws in the country.
With the midterm elections less than 10 months away, elected officials supporting more gun control could be in for a rude awakening given the shifting Second Amendment support among their voting constituencies.
Gun Sales Blue Wave
Law-abiding Americans took firm control over their personal safety and Second Amendment rights in 2020 and recorded 21 million background checks for gun sales. That number dipped only slightly in 2021 for a total of 18.5 million. Those numbers include more than 8.4 million first-time gun buyers in 2020 and more than 3.2 million in the first half alone of 2021.
National Instant Criminal Background Check (NICS) verifications weren’t just processed in Red, pro-Second Amendment leaning states, however. Some of the biggest figures in the previous 12 months came from Blue states, typically home of strict gun control laws.
Of the seven states that processed more than one million NICS checks in the last year, two have Democratic governors, Democratic state legislatures and strict gun control laws. According to NSSF’s adjusted FBI NICS data, Illinois led the way among background checks processed in 2021 totaling more than 8.4 million checks for the year. An exception to most, that total includes checks run and rerun for Illinois Firearm Ownership Identification (FOID) cards and Concealed Carry Licenses (CCLs). California came in next with nearly 1.5 million checks run......
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Blue states have plenty of patriots, in addition to their communistas.
Red states have plenty of communistas, in addition to their patriots.
The question I’d ponder is who in these blue states are stockpiling guns... the patriots in anticipation of complete communist breakdown Great Reset or the communistas in anticipation of the Great Awakening.
WHAT did they purchase? pistol, scatter, long?
Zipcodes? (inner cities v red ‘burbs/ rural)
See Glen Tate’s 299 Days series, eh?
Ammo is scarce again.
For a while, you could find 9mm.
People just realize with the police hands tied, laws not being followed nor enforced, and all the illegals coming in bringing their violent criminal cultures with them. It just makes perfect sense to arm yourself for you and your families sake.
But will they have brains enough to understand that they should support the 2A to keep their firearms? They seem to have trouble connecting facts with reality.
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Guns..! Don’t we just love them... Now, if we can just find some AMMO.!! :(
I haven’t bothered going through the process here in Brooklyn, NY.
"Blue" state voting maps show blue enclaves in Socialist urban rat holes while the rest of the state is red. These red areas know that Democrats fueled riots and defunding police.
The same maps overlay on tax takers vs tax payers as these Blue areas continually vote to take money from productive others.
I suspect the understanding that law enforcement is now an individual responsibility is obvious to everyone.
Georgia welcomes you.
I suspect the next major step is a major increase in those who carry daily.
Prediction there is going to be a huge run on guns and ammo in Massholechusetts this year. The evil AJ Maura Healey is running for Gov. This woke “womyn” hates the 2nd Amendment. She is the one who reinterpreted the “assault weapon” ban in MA to include AR’s made to comply with ban. She said they were illegal but we’re not going to collect them yet. Pray for the Patriots still left in this Communist prison. It’s too bad 5 big cities control what goes on in the rest of the state. City libs are awful
“Open borders! Defund the Police! *Bail Reform* ie let hardened criminals out of jail.”
Hey! Why is everybody buying guns all of a sudden? Why, that’s just crazy!”
You have to actively try and put in real work to be that stupid. Yet they manage it.
It looks like the Marx Boys blue staters are getting ready to take on the red staters. Cool.
Yep. going to get another this Sat. Can’t wait. Headed straight to the range afterwards. Wish me luck (on the purchase and the range time) .
Still got it in my local haunts but this will motivate me to pick up another case.
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