Category Archives: GUN NUMBERS

“Guns Kill More Than Cars”

Someone came by searching for “guns more dangerous than cars.” Given the huge disparity between the number of guns it would not be shocking if it were true. Fortunately, that canard is untrue. Both cars and guns are machines, that … Continue reading

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Gun Ownership And Murder Rates In China

Someone stopped by searching for “gun numbers and murder rates china.” Given the paucity of information, other than the snow job provided the United Nations, which would have you believe a nation of 1,358,000,000 had only 13410 murders in 2010, … Continue reading

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“How Many Guns Made In U.S.?”

Someone stopped by searching for “how many guns made in u.s.” That depends on whether you want one sort of gu, or all guns, and the year you want the data for. The latest data available is for 2013, when … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Does An Average Gun Owner Own?

Someone came by searching for “how many guns does an average gun owner own.” An average is difficult, and many, if not most, gun owning families regard guns as “communal property.” If dad is not using the target rifle, Junior … Continue reading

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Number Of NFA Firearms?

Someone dropped by searching for “number of nfa machine guns.” By definition, in the Untied States all fully automatic firearms are “National Firearms Act” or NFA Firearms. While I have no way to break fully automatic firearms from sound suppressors … Continue reading

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“The Ratio Of Legal To Illegal Guns In The US

Someone stopped by searching for “percentage of illegal gun in the us compared to legal.” Very few guns in the United States are, per se, illegal. The majority of those that are illegal are those whose barrels have been shortened, … Continue reading

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Annual Sales Of Stolen Guns?

Someone came by searching for “what is the total sales of illegal guns.” The question behind the search can be taken several ways, but so few guns are actually illegal under all circumstances and in all venues that it would … Continue reading

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What Is The Ratio Between Gun Deaths And Car Deaths?

Someone came by searching for “what is the ratio of automobil deaths versas gun deaths.” If we consider accidents only, preliminary numbers for 2014 suggest 29,000 vehicle related deaths compared to 500 firearms accident deaths, or a ratio of 58 … Continue reading

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Number Of Children killed By Guns In 2015

Someone came by searching for “number of children killed by guns in 2015″. With almost eight and a half months to go, it is a little early to speculate on the number of children killed by gunfire in 2015. However, … Continue reading

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2015: “How Many Guns Does The Average Gun Owner Own”

Someone came by searching for “how many guns does the avberage gun owner own.” There are several ways of looking at that question. Starting at the small end, at least 80 million Americans have “paid their money and filled out … Continue reading

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