CBS12: Unexpected Buyers Flood Post-Election Gun Market

Gun sales are still moving up, but buyers’ demographics are expanding.

Via CBS 12:

Gun sales usually surge going into the holidays, but this year, experts expect a shift in buyer demographics.

With Donald Trump headed to the White House, gun retailers are seeing more women and the elderly buying their first gun.

“The request from people in the general public has been increasing,” said Robert Boike, a volunteer at Home Safety Academy, a Lake Park-based firearm training facility.

Boike said he is already seeing a shift in the clientele following the outcome of the election.

”We anticipate more and more people will be interested,” added Boike.

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