How many illegal guns are in the US?

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None. When made, 99.9% are legal, no matter where made. Just because it's against the law for YOU to own it doesn't make the weapon illegal.

Technically the above is correct however as guns are not required to be registered in all states it is impossible to say how many are owned legally. Guns that are owned illegally are obviously not registered so there is no way to know how many there are.
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How many gun owners are there in the US?

Answer . According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, there were about 215 million privately owned guns in 1999. The NRA estimates that half of all American households (total US population is 294 million) have at least one gun owner. Numbers vary, but estimates are 70-8 ( Full Answer )

Are automatic guns such as M-16s and Ak-47s illegal in the US?

Answer . I'm no gun expert, but I think in some states they are legal. As for which ones, you'll have to check. It's just you'll have to jump through a lot of hoops if you want to get an automatic weapon into the country, so always try to buy in the US.. Fully automatic guns are legal in MOST st ( Full Answer )

How many illegal immigrants are in the US?

There are said to be anywhere between 12 to 20 million illegal immigrants in the United States. Actually there are 6million to 8million with the latest count on Feb. 10th 2011

How many Americans illegally own guns?

There has never been a survey created for this question, most likely because someone would not be willing to admit they have an "Illegal gun". Additionally, whenever someone is discovered to possess a gun illegally, it usually gets taken from them, and they no longer have it..

How many guns in the US?

At the last NGC ( National Gun Census) in April 2007, it was recorded that, on average, there is about 178,000,000 lisenced firearms in the USA, although it is believed there is a further 50% that are unlisenced.. No license is required to own a gun in most states, so it would be interesting to kno ( Full Answer )

How many murders in US by guns?

hundreds every day!!!. Sigh. More BS hype. According to the FBI, in 2005, there were about 16,700 murders in the U.S. This includes murders by all types of weapons. 16,692 divided by 365 days is only a little over 45 each day, and that includes all types of weapons. In 2006, the number of murders i ( Full Answer )

How many guns are regestered in the US?

This question continues to come up, with great regularity. In most U.S. states, there is no registration, regardless of what anybody tells you. "Register you gun" is something people say because they have heard it on TV. There are 3 or 4 states that require registration, but the other 46 or 47 state ( Full Answer )

How many people use guns?

Between half and three fourths of people in the US. It is different in other countries.

How many illegal people are in the US?

There are no firm figures but the latest figures quoted in the media mention figures ranging from 10 to 12 Million persons.

How many registered guns are in the US?

Unless stolen before making it to a retailer, they all are when bought. --- Firearms are not registered when sold by retailers (FFL dealers) unless they are required to be registered in a particular state. And the registration is usually done by the local police department in those states. F ( Full Answer )

How many gun dealers are there in US?

1. There are currently 140,000 registered firearms sellers in theUnited States (source: Arming America, Origins of a National GunCulture) The statistic information above should be explained further.According ATF publication "Firearms Commerce in the United States:Annual Statistical Update 2014", the ( Full Answer )

How many registered guns are handguns in the US?

That is a very difficult question to answer for a couple of reason. Only a few states require handgun registration, and there is no federal gun registration. In the few states that do require handgun registration, the information is not generally available to the public.

How many illegal drugs are in the US?

A lot probably, scientist can test an entire sewage system now, total up the counts for each sewage system, and that is at least how many illegal drugs are in the U.S.

What guns are illegal?

The .50 caliber rifle has been banned from the battlefields as one shot could take a head clean off In the USA gun laws can vary from State to State so the list of legal/illegal guns may change from one area to the next Note: The use of 50 caliber sniper rifles and 50 caliber machine guns have ( Full Answer )

How many illegally immigrants are in the us?

15 to 20 million; as of 2005, 57% were from Mexico , 24% were from Lantin America countries, 9% were from Asia, 6% were from Europe, and 4% were from the rest of the world.

How many illegal guns are in the world?

None that were made by a legitimate manufacturer. No way to tell how many individuals broke the law and made one that didn't meet mandated requirements.

How many gun stores are in the US?

1n 1994 @ 246K people had FFL's. Thanks to former President, Bill Clinton and the Congress of that era there are now less than 50k people with FFL's. Not all of those ran a "store".

How many ulicensed gun in us?

In MOST of the US, there is no requirement to license or register guns. If they are not registered, there is no way to know how many there are. in 2004, it was estimated that private citizens in the US owned 192 million firearms- the number is higher now.

Was their a law in US history that made it illegal for blacks to own guns?

There were a number of laws passed during the slavery years which prohibited slaves from owning guns. Black Codes passed in the former Confederate states after the Civil War required licensing for blacks to obtain firearms, which was difficult to obtain. After the Civil Rights Act of 1866 was passed ( Full Answer )

Is using a gun illegal?

It depends on a couple of factors. One, it depends on where you are (there are some places where you cannot legally own or possess a gun). Two, it depends on what you're using it for. If you are in the United States, it's legal to own guns in every state (although some states have restrictions that ( Full Answer )

How many US homes have guns?

Many homes have guns, though mostly in rural areas. There are also a number of people who posess guns illegaly as well as those who have a legal contract to own one. Added: (in the US) Gun ownership is a Constitutionally protected right, and since no law requires gun owners to register their fir ( Full Answer )

Is it illegal to have a gun?

No, if you are an American, its your right to bear arms, as long as you're not a felon. US Constitution's 2nd Amendment says: A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

How many women gun owners are there in US?

No way to answer, since we do not know exactly how many gun owners (male and femal) there are. FWIW, both of my daughters, one granddaughter, and my stepmother own guns.

Are guns illegal?

Laws on firearms ownership, possession, and use vary throughout different jurisdictions. Without knowing where you had in mind with this question, it's impossible to say. Several countries do permit citizens to own firearms, with conditions and restrictions varying between different countries. In th ( Full Answer )

How many years can a 16 year old get for having an illegal gun?

Define what is meant by an "illegal" gun. If by 'illegal' you mean one that ownership is forbidden to you by federal law (e.g.: filed-off serial number - converted to full automatic - etc), your case would not be prosecuted by the state - you could be prosecuted by the US Attorney. If you mean tha ( Full Answer )

Why are there so many illegal aliens in the US?

When it comes to immigration, US is the most preferred destination. This is because the country offers a secure life, job and a better place to live in. Illegal alien problem is due to the fact that many people (economically down) from Mexico, Canada cross the borders with the hope of a better futur ( Full Answer )

Is every fully auto gun illegal in the US for civilians?

Simple answer, no. However, it is slightly more complicated. Obviously felons can not own/possess firearms (of any kind). Also the specific requirements for owning an automatic weapon vary from state to state. Federal law does not prohibit ownership, but it does regulate. With a clean background ( Full Answer )

How many gun owners are there in us?

We do not know an exact number, since there is no licensing of gun owners on a national basis. It is estimated that roughly 1/3rd of all households in the US own at least 1 firearm. The percentage will very sharply by location. New York City- very rare. Rural Tennessee, very common.

How many US homicides by guns annually?

about 11,000 and about 40 are with an AR15 type gun. Drunk drivers kill 8,000, workplace kills 7,000, drub abuse kills 17,000. So what do we focus on?

How many guns are illegal to hunt with?

No one answer, since there is no one law in all places. In general, in most areas, you may not bird hunt with a rifle, shotguns used for birds may only hold 3 shells, and small rifles (like a .22) cannot be used for big game (deer, bear, etc).

How many legal guns are there in the us?

No exact record, since there is no requirement to register guns in MOST of the US. One estimate is 312 million owned by ordinary people.There are an estimated 200 million legal guns in the United States.

How many gun vendors in us?

As of 2012, there were 51,438 retail gun stores, and 7,356 pawn shops with a gun dealer's license. There are about 62,000 collectors with a Federal Firearms license.

Is it illegal to own a gun in the US?

In general, if you are a law-abiding citizen over age 21, you can own a firearm. There are certain local exceptions such as New York City, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, but even these are being litigated. Don't do anything stupid with it. If you plan to purchase a gun, I recommend that you take a ( Full Answer )