In ‘defund police’ cities with rising crime, getting a gun no easy task: ‘Near-impossible to get a permit’ Strict laws, lack of shops, pandemic-related delays contribute to difficulty

By Tyler Olson | Fox News Former Seattle city council candidate Ari Hoffman weighs in. As crime spikes in many cities and calls to defund the police rise, so too has the demand for guns — yet while these trends widely are seen as related, it remains difficult or time-consuming in many of these same places to get a firearm. Firearm-related background checks reached 3.9 million nationally in June, the … Continue reading “In ‘defund police’ cities with rising crime, getting a gun no easy task: ‘Near-impossible to get a permit’ Strict laws, lack of shops, pandemic-related delays contribute to difficulty”