1.7 Million Guns Sold In October: What Americans Are Scared Of?
The annual gun sales in the US shattered all records in 2020. This year’s statistics on background checks for the sale of a firearm has already surpassed the previous annual record set in 2016. According to experts, this year’s spike in gun sales came when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March, making it the worst-infected nation in the world. A picture also emerged when people went to buy food items before the lockdown and then to buy weapons and returned home. Question arises, what are Americans scared of?