Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, and Washington all closed dealers because of the coronavirus. Firearms were still flying off shelves.
The Business of Guns
Debate is brewing about the constitutionality of limiting gun rights during the coronavirus pandemic.
The FBI processed 3.7 million screenings in March, topping the prior all-time high by 12 percent.
We’re tracking orders to shutter — or keep open — firearms retailers across the country.
Gun-rights advocates are criticizing the Garden State for the unprecedented move.
Caroline Light, author of “Stand Your Ground: America’s Love Affair with Armed Self-Defense,” explains how the gun industry uses fear to drive business.
Our West Coast correspondent, a longtime gun owner, breaks down the dos and don'ts of keeping a firearm in the house.
The global pandemic has wiped away three years of Wall Street gains, but the three publicly traded gunmakers have been buoyed by a surge in demand for their products.
Outbreaks in Washington State and California have motivated first-time gun buyers — many of them Asian-Americans worried about racist attacks stemming from fears about the virus.
Executives from several shuttered firms say that a booming market has not made up for the serious challenges rocking firearm distributors.
The Trace found 20 recent listings in which sellers posted gun cases or packaging as a way to hawk firearms.