Monday, June 14, 2021

But not, of course, a ecord-setting pace of gun sales



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.

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