Keep the guns in the hands of the good guys and the world will be a better place.
This breaks the long-standing record of 418,000 handguns sold in 1993 and doubles the amount sold in 2010.
This handy chart shows exactly what kind of spike we’re talking about:
Did Armageddon break out? Hardly.
Despite the record setting number of handguns sold in California, the number of homicides has gone down significantly.
The rate of homicides in the state of California is now at a 20-year low, according to state records. The number of accidental gun related deaths has also decreased. The rate of gun-related suicides has risen in 2014, but only slightly.
—Courtesy of IJ Review