Special Report

American Gun Sales Collapse in 47 States

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2. Indiana
> Change in sales, Jan-Jun 2021 to 2022: -45.0% (-512,347)
> Firearm background checks, first half 2022: 625,360 (6th most)
> Firearm background checks, first half 2021: 1,137,707 (3rd most)
> Population: 6,696,893 (17th largest)

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1. Illinois
> Change in sales, Jan-Jun 2021 to 2022: -65.9% (-3,986,304)
> Firearm background checks, first half 2022: 2,064,400 (2nd most)
> Firearm background checks, first half 2021: 6,050,704 (the most)
> Population: 12,716,164 (6th largest)

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