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Approximately 80 million people in 52 million households own 260 million firearms. Unfortunately, only about 4 million are actively supporting the right to bear arms as members of the NRA. If you are one of the other 76 million, please join us.
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Who can own a gun in the US?

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You will have to tell us what you really want to know. In the US? In Europe? In the world? Military? Civilian?

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