The U.S. saw a major spike in gun and ammunition sales as the coronavirus spread across the county.
California Assemblymember Miguel Santiago asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend gun and ammunition sales in the state except for law enforcement and peace officers. Newsom said in late March he won’t take statewide action and is instead leaving it up to county sheriffs to decide whether gun shops stay open.
We discuss the value of gun ownership amidst COVID-19 and what a high number of sales means.