USCCA Applauds Record Gun Sales in March

USCCA Statement on New Senate Firearms Legislation for CC Reciprocity
Thousands of Americans are buying millions of dollars worth of arms and ammunition.

West Bend, WI -(AmmoLand.com)- The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), which boasts more than 325,000 members and provides self-defense training to millions of responsible American gun owners, released the following statement today about the news of record gun sales in the month of March:

“When times are challenging in our society, it causes people to look inward at their own personal security and consider what they would do if they had to defend themselves and their families,” said Tim Schmidt, President, and Founder of the USCCA. “That’s what we are seeing here today. More Americans recognize that this is about protecting themselves and their families, and so the big picture from what we’ve seen over the last month is that this is good news for more Americans becoming safer. But the key to that safety is continued training and education.”

According to figures from the FBI, 3.7 million background checks were done in March – the most for a single month since the system began in 1998. The record was fueled by Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis.



About the U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides education, training and self-defense protection to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.

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Catatonic
Catatonic
3 months ago

It’s good to see that more and more Americans are beginning to understand what we gun owners have understood all of our lives: You’re responsible for your own safety. It’s also nice to see many of the former “antis” and “fence sitters” learning that it isn’t as easy to obtain a firearm as they had been told that it was by the anti-firearms people and the MSM. My concern now is that too many of these folks who are rushing to arm themselves don’t have the slightest idea how to handle their shiny new “protection” safely. They’ve seen actors and… Read more »

nobodyuknow
nobodyuknow
3 months ago

GOOD!!! LET’S DO IT AGAIN IN APRIL!!!

Z
Z
3 months ago

Glad everyone found out they have a second amendment rights…but hard to find a shotgun that I need….!!!!

Safegunowner
Safegunowner
3 months ago

Hey USCCA, It was a great month.
But more states are required to report.

The FBI report also includes CCW applications and re-checks.
Great info, but not necessarily accurate.

You are kinda like the Nancy Pelosi of the gun industry.