The Keefe Report—2018: The New Gun Whiteout

The firearm industry is in a different place than it has ever been. It’s not necessarily a bad place, but one that requires some thought.

Firearm Industry Creates $49.3 Billion Economic Impact In 2015

Yes, tax day is painful, but before you complain about surviving the next six months on chicken-flavored ramen, count your blessings your bill wasn’t $6.2 billion. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s freshly released “Firearm and Ammunition Industry Economic Impact Report 2016”), that’s how much the firearm industry and employees paid in federal and state taxes for the year 2015.


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