NSSF: Gun crime decreases as gun sales rise


Lee’s note: The National Shooting Sports Foundation just released this infographic.

According to NSSF, a majority of Americans  think gun crime has increased over the past 20 years, even though it has actually fallen, a recent Pew Research Center survey shows.

The infographic below provides a closer look at some recent numbers.


Graphic courtesy: National Shooting Sports Foundation | 11 Mile Hill Rd | Newtown | CT | 06470


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Lee Williams can’t remember a time in his life when he wasn’t shooting. Before becoming a journalist, Lee served in the Army and worked as a police officer. He’s earned more than a dozen journalism awards as a reporter, and three medals of valor as a cop. He is an NRA-certified law enforcement firearms instructor, an avid tactical shooter and a training junkie. When he’s not busy as a senior investigative reporter, he is usually shooting his AKs, XDs and CZs. If you don’t run into him at a local gun range, you can reach him at 941.284.8553, by email, or by regular mail to 1777 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236. You can follow him on Twitter: @HT_GunWriter and on Facebook @The Gun Writer.