Category Archives: GUN STATISTICS

His Numbers Are Wrong, But He Is Right

This gentleman is correct, although his numbers came from the gun ban lobby. I will post the correct numbers below the video, since the gentleman is right where it counts. The gentleman needs a gun. H needs standard capacity magazine, … Continue reading

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“Why Are AR-15s Used For Crime?”

Someone stopped by searching for “why are ar15s used for crime.” Generally AR pattern rifles are not used for crime. They are big, heavy, very difficult to conceal, and almost everyone knows what they are. None of those factors make … Continue reading

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“The Number Of New Guns Sold In 2015?”

Someone stopped by searching for “number new guns sold in 2015. ” Unfortunately, there is a hitch. ATF says Congress will not let them release production records for 14 months following the last day of a given calendar year. Meaning … Continue reading

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How Many Legal Guns Used In Homicides?””

Someone stopped by searching for “how many legal guns used in homicides.” If the search is for the number of legally owned guns used in homicides for the entire Earth, we run into the problem that gun ownership is severely … Continue reading

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Report: Gun Industry Jobs Up 73 Pct Since 2008

FOX News reports the gun industry is hiring, with industry employment up 73 percent since 2008. Briefly quoting the FOX News report linked above: The number of full-time jobs in the firearms industry increased from about 166,000 in 2008 to … Continue reading

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“”Illegal Guns Used In Crime?”

Someone came by searching for “illegal guns used in crime.” I have no way of knowing whether the search is for the number of crimes committed with guns that are actually illegal (none), or guns in the hands of people … Continue reading

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Shotgun Crime In The United States?

Someone stopped by searching for “percentage of shotguns used in crimes in the u.s.” We have so many holes in critical data that an approximation is all I can do. The major problem that only a small percentage of gun … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Are Enough?

Someone stopped by searching for “how many guns are enough.” Which reminds of the brewmaster, back when every self respecting town had a brewery, who was asked how many steins of beer it would take to make a man drunk. … Continue reading

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Percent Of Gun Deaths That Are Criminal On Criminal

Someone stopped by searching for “perchent of gun deaths criminal on criminal.” Only about 60 percent of murders, including shooting deaths, are “solved by arrest,” so it is not possible to give an exact number of murderers who kill a … Continue reading

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Number Of Gun Accidents Compared To Self Defense Use

Someone stopped by searching for “statistics of gun accidents in the home compared to protection.” Three little words, “in the home,” severely imped my ability to give a straightforward answer. The problem is that the records do not say where … Continue reading

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