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Friday, December 06, 2019

Using the most recent data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' (ATF's) Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Reports (AFMER) to draw its conclusions, FITA's report stated there are 422.9 million firearms in civilian possession from 1986 to 2018, along with an estimated 8.1 billion rounds of various firearms calibers and gauges.

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The report also noted that in a 25 year period between 1993 and 2017, the violent crime rate has dropped by 48.6 percent while firearms-related accidents have decreased by 68 percent.

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Yay guns

#1 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-12-06 09:10 PM | Reply

I just bought two over the Thanksgiving holiday.... guess i'm part of that number.

#2 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-12-06 09:21 PM | Reply

Somehow that seems wrong. Only 18 rounds per gun in the US? Most gun owners I know have hundreds of rounds per gun.

#3 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2019-12-06 11:02 PM | Reply

i have in the thousands

#4 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-12-06 11:23 PM | Reply

"In 2018, AR-15s " the most popular sporting rifles in the country " were responsible for well less than 3 percent of all homicides."

#5 | Posted by Greatamerican at 2019-12-06 11:46 PM | Reply

Only 18 rounds per gun in the US?

There's a lot of zeros; people who have granddad's old shotgun and nothing else.

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-12-06 11:49 PM | Reply

Firearm Ownership and Gun Sales Are on The Rise

Thank Allah.

#7 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-12-07 01:54 AM | Reply

Yay guns

#1 | POSTED BY HAMBURGLAR AT 2019-12-06 09:10 PM

Yep anybody who don't have one should get one. If you ever need it and don't have it you will be effed.

#8 | Posted by byrdman at 2019-12-07 01:56 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Yep anybody who don't have one should get one.

Everyone should have the RIGHT to get one but seriously.. 80%-90% of gun owners are too dumb to use one properly. And I include cops in that 80%-90%.

If you ever need it and don't have it you will be effed.

A clever mouth is as good as a gun is as good as a fighting knife (NOT the ones that fold).

#9 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-12-07 02:19 AM | Reply

I haven't bought one in years.

But I've been feeling the itch lately. May finally get that 1911 I've always wanted.

#10 | Posted by jpw at 2019-12-07 08:54 AM | Reply

How about I'm just going to move to a different country that isn't stupid as hell.

#11 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-12-07 08:34 PM | Reply

"How about I'm just going to move to a different country that isn't stupid as hell."

Well, Mexico has very strict gun control laws

...and it's close.

#12 | Posted by madbomber at 2019-12-08 09:04 AM | Reply

How about I'm just going to move to a different country that isn't stupid as hell.

#11 | POSTED BY HAMBURGLAR AT 2019-12-07 08:34 PM | FLAG:

You're going to LOVE their immigration policies. You're rich right? Otherwise, piss off.

#13 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2019-12-08 10:56 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

You're going to LOVE their immigration policies. You're rich right? Otherwise, piss off.

#13 | POSTED BY comrade SITZKRIEG

It's not the immigrants I fear, it's you white supremacist trump ------- pro russia crowd feeling brave and doing something stupid I fear. Your side has plenty of stupid and hasn't hesitated to display/use it.

#14 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-12-08 05:43 PM | Reply

Firearm Ownership and Gun Sales Are on The Rise

Especially among Saudis here as our guests.
#MAGA

#15 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-12-08 06:19 PM | Reply

Mohamed is the most popular boy name in the US now. Guns for Allah!

#16 | Posted by bored at 2019-12-08 08:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

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