iPhone screenshot of alert to Washington Post article
But not, it would seem according to the headline writer, attributable to record-setting gun sales.
This fact get buried in paragraph 22.
Researchers note a number of factors they say are driving the upswing, including the unprecedented surge in gun sales. In 2020, a year of pandemic, protests and elections, people purchased more than 23 million guns, a 66 percent increase over 2019 sales, according to a Post analysis of federal data on gun background checks.