Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Does Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Have the ATF to Thank for Rising Gun Sales?
Two years ago, there was a similar rush on ammo creating a massive shortage, which Forbes noted occurred just as DHS put out contracts to purchase some 1.6 billion rounds. It was pointed out that during the most intense periods of the Iraq war, the military was using only 6 million rounds a month making DHS capable of fighting a war for 20 years or more, even though it is tasked with domestic security. Such musings are a powerful influence for gun owners concerned about their rights and access to both guns and ammo, and could be the motivation behind improved guidance for companies like Smith & Wesson.