Are firearm sales on the rise? Probably, but gun control advocates say data is murky

As the debate over gun laws rages anew in the wake of last Friday's horrific shooting in Aurora, Co., advocates for stricter legislation say there's one major question mark in the debate: No one knows exactly how many firearms are sold in America. While the ATF compiles detailed statistics on gun sales, the information is delayed by over a year to comply with federal trade secrets law. For more current information, both firearm trade groups and advocacy organizations typically...Full Story
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