Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

March 29, 2017

Federal background checks massively spiked during both terms of Barack Obama’s presidency. Gun buyers grew increasingly concerned that the administration would impose new gun controls, yet Obama said such worries were “overheated” and “imaginary fiction.” A recent Newsweek article suggests Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency has since allayed buyers concerns and tempered gun sales, which are down 17 percent this year alone.

What’s really driving gun sales?

Learn how U.S. gun sales have fluctuated with social mood


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