The Volokh Conspiracy

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Gun Sales Surge


… at least judging by federal background check data—the blue line is for 2020, and the others are for 2016 (green), 2017 (orange), 2018 (grey), and 2019 (yellow).

Of course, this doesn't include illegal gun sales, and gun sales by non-firearms-dealers in those states that don't require background checks in such situations.