“Toilet Paper Effect”: Americans Scramble For Ammo Amid Shortage
It is certainly a sign of the times. In 2020, the FBI processed a record 39.7 million firearm background checks, the most recorded since the agency began keeping tabs in 1998. On top of that, checks exclusively related to the sale of firearms also reached a record high last year, totaling 21 million, according to firearm trade organization National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).
The gun and ammo craze, which is being pinned on the COVID-19 crisis, the violent rioting…