An Arms Race in America: Gun Buying Spiked During the Pandemic. It’s Still Up.
The New York Times - 06/01/2021
New preliminary data from Northeastern University and the Harvard Injury Control Research Center show that about a fifth of all Americans who bought guns last year were first-time gun owners. And the data, which has not been previously released, showed that new owners were less likely than usual to be male and white. Half were women, a fifth were Black and a fifth were Hispanic.