Category Archives: GUN NUMBERS

How Many Handguns Sold In The US In 2013

Someone stopped by searching for “how many handguns sold in the us in 2013. That is a good question – but the ATF says they cannot release those numbers at least until May, 2016. For the last year complete data … Continue reading

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July NICS Checks Set Record

The FBI reported a total of 1,402,228 NICS “Instant Background Checks” during the calendar month of July, 2014. This is up by 118,316 checks over the 1,283,912 NICS Checks during July, 0r 2013. Despite other economic problems the self defense … Continue reading

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“How Many People Are For Gun Rights?”

A search engine sent someone by looking for “how many people are for gun rights.” There are several ways of looking at that subject, but the converse, “What percentage of people think there should be no right to own a … Continue reading

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“Percentage Of Guns Used For Sport?”

Someone stopped by searching for “percentage of guns used for sport.” There are so many shooting sports, from the informal target practice known as “plinking” to serious high dollar competition that a justifiable percentage of privately owned guns is hard … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Deaths VS Gun Deaths 2013

Someone stopped by searching for “motor vehicle deaths vs gun deaths 2013>” The latest official motor vehicle death numbers are from 2010, but the decline in gasoline consumption (600,000 barrels a day in 1993, 200,000 a day in 2013) suggests … Continue reading

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“RATIO of gun suicides?”

Someone came by searching for “RATIO of gun suicides.” As stated, I only have half a question. A ratio is the proportional difference between two of something. A 220 pound man outweighs a 120 pound woman by a ratio of … Continue reading

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“Percentage Of Stolen Guns Used In Crimes?”

Someone came by searching for “percentage of stolen guns used in crimes.” Put that way, – “what percentage of stolen guns possessed by the underworld are used to expedite crimes during a given year”… It appears the total number of … Continue reading

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Does Gun Ownership Increase The Risk Of Being Killed?”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun increase killing.” Of course, that could have been a search for almost anything, but given the stories the complicit media has been featuring I assume the question was “does the presence of a gun … Continue reading

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Accidental Gun Deaths 2012

Someone stopped by searching for “accidental gun deaths 2012.” Unfortunately, the “official” firearms accident numbers from the Center For Disease Control are not presently available for 2011 through the present. Media reports suggest the 2012 numbers of fatal childhood firearms … Continue reading

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March NICS Checks Total 2,488,842 Chiecks; Highest February In History!

The FBI reported performing a remarkable 2,488,842 NICS “Instand Background Checks” if March, 2014; up by 279,434 checks from 2013′s 2,209,407 checks, and far above 2012′s 1,,727,881 checks. Foul weather usually keeps people out of gun dealers. But this record … Continue reading

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