PressTV-Who’re making money off US mass shootings?

The US firearm and ammunition industry generates annual revenue of $13.5 billion and is selling millions of guns annually in a country where more than 30,000 people die every year due to gun violence.

As the number of mass shootings is going up in the United States, so is increasing the sale of firearms. Every mass shooting creates more insecurity among Americans, and they run to purchase more guns.  

Following the October 2017 Las Vegas massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern US history, one gun store owner reportedly registered some 30,000 sales of the AR-15 assault rifle in only one week.

In 2016, the arms industry sold a record 27 million of guns, and about the same number of firearms was sold to Americans in the previous year.  The industry is making billions but American civilians are paying the price for it by losing their sons and daughters to in shootings which are becoming a daily occurrence now.

Following last week’s…

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