America is a strange animal. While many other nations face hard times by looking to its government officials and authorities for help, Americans go the opposite direction. They, at least for the most part, begin looking at how they can help themselves.
Case in point, America has been faced with a number of threats. The COVID-19 pandemic and now the riots resulting from George Floyd’s murder have escalated the danger level up thanks to fears of looters, violence, and more. So, in response, Americans did what they’ve always done; purchase a gun.
According to the Washington Times, it hasn’t even been a small jump, and suppliers are having a hard time keeping up with demand: