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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 )

How many gun deaths occur in the US every year?

In 2011, the latest figure available from the Centers for Disease Control, Accidental discharge 851 Suicide 19,766 Homicide 11,101 Undetermined Intent 222 Total: At least 31940 people died from gun injuries in 2011. Also 258 people were killed during legal intervention, most of them due to ( Full Answer )

Is it true that Black troops in the Army were not trusted to carry guns and many were used in non-combat labor roles?

Not true for all black troops. Two all-black infantry divisions were formed and several other smaller combat units such as Anti-Tank Destroyer battalions. The 92nd "Buffalo" Infantry Division served in the Italian Campaign for almost 6 months. It is true that a large proportion of Black troops serv ( Full Answer )

How many accidental gun deaths are in the US every year?

amazingly unintentional deaths due to firearms in the U.S. ranges anywhere from 500-1000 per year. considering there are 93 guns for every 100 people in the U.S. (not including the military and law enforcement - which would essentially make the ratio 1/1), this is AMAZING. think about that for a mom ( 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 has the right to carry a gun affected the level of crime in the US?

Homicides involving firearms in the US are around triple the rate of the nearest rival. For comparison, homicide rates of any kind in the US are around double the rates of most other countries - thus the proportion of homicide involving a firearm in the US is a lot higher than comparable countries. ( Full Answer )

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 )

Are you allowed to carry a gun around with you in the streets of the US?

The general answer to what I think you're asking is, no, but to further expound on that, each state sets its own laws regarding gun carry permits and carrying guns in public. Some states issue carry permits, some states don't require a carry permit to carry a gun, some states and the District of Col ( Full Answer )

Can a 12 year old carry a bb gun?

The answer will depend on your parents and the local laws where you live. Yea man nothin is illeagl if you don't get cought. Just don;t pull it out on some gang members or they will think it is a real one and shoot you down.

How many women carry a gun in their purse?

It is impossible to tell exactly. There have never been any surveys to obtain this information. However, relative to the number of women who carry guns this number is probably small. Carrying a gun in a purse offers some distinct disadvantages in comparison to carrying a gun in a holster on a per ( Full Answer )

Can anyone carry a gun in the US even the police cant carry a gun in the UK?

A lot of people can own a gun in the U.S. Felons and lunatics can not. There are restrictions on carrying a gun. There are restrictions on concealed weapons. A difference exists between owning and carrying a gun. The police in the US carry guns. In the US we have a different history from the UK. We ( Full Answer )

Can a 18 year old carry a gun?

In NZ no, but you are not aloud to shoot ducks and I answered this question cause I'm ten and my IQ is 169

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 does carrying guns in the US affect the laws of crime?

Carrying weapons while in commission of a crime can massively increase the offence, for example from simple burglary to an armed robbery (whether or not the weapon was brandished or the person robbed even knew of its presence). It can also result in an additional charge of carrying weapons illegally ( Full Answer )

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.

How many bullets does a 45 hand gun carry?

It depends on which gun it is. Some smaller models holds as few as 6. Some larger models with staggered magazines hold as many as 15 or 16.

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 )

Should US citizens be allowed to carry guns?

The Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the U.S. guarantees the right to possess (own) and bear (carry) firearms. The consensus, today, is that certain criminal convictions (usually felonies or high level misdemeanors), along with crimes of violence committed with a firearm ( Full Answer )

How many states you can carry a concealed gun in?

You can carry a concealed handgun in most states except for Illinois and the District of Columbia. Each state has different laws, and some states allow open carry, some do not, and some allow either. Check handgunlaw.us for more information.

How many people are being killed every year in the US with guns?

Took it from yahoo but - "In 2004 (the most recent year for which data is available), there were 29,569 gun deaths in the U.S: 16,750 suicides (56% of all U.S gun deaths), 11,624 homicides (40% of all U.S gun deaths), 649 unintentional shootings, 311 from legal intervention and 235 from undete ( Full Answer )

Can an 18 year old carry a gun in their car in Kentucky?

Depends on how the gun is carried, and what type of gun. You need to give us some information to get a meaningful answer. Every 18 yr old that goes deer hunting "carries" a gun in their vehicle.

How many non-military federal employees carry guns?

I can only account for some 120,000, combined in several law enforcement agencies and a few not s- law enforcement.. like EPA, NIH, FDA..? but, I know thta HUD allows officers that frequent the 'projects' to carry (and rightfully so). Now the Social Security Adm has ordered 174,000 rounds of .357 S ( Full Answer )

How many guns are sold a year?

No one has an exact number, since, in most of the US, private sales of firearms between residents of the same state are legal- and there are no world wide numbers. It is ESTIMATED that around 15 million firearms were sold in the US last year- but that is only an estimate.

Do us postal police officers carry guns?

Postal police officers are armed, but their function is more like that of a security guard. They're generally deployed at or near airports and other large postal distribution terminals.

What guns do us army rangers carry?

The standard service rifle of the US Army Rangers is the M4A1 with the SOPMOD kit. Some units have used the FN SCAR-L in the past, but the order for SCAR-Ls to equip the whole of SOCOM was cancelled in 2010.

How many guns did black beard carry?

Most of the places I've checked said that he wore three brace of pistols and since that's two guns to a brace. He would be carrying around into battle roughly six guns. Which despite how it sounds is actually rather smart considering how long it took to load the darn things in the first place.

Can US civilains carry guns in Afghanistan?

Other than security contractors (Blackwater/XE, Triple Canopy, Aegis Defence Services, et. al), no. Most of the civilian contractor positions there specifically prohibit carrying arms.

What guns do us marines carry?

Weapons may vary depending on what mission your are engaged in. Usually, a rifleman is armed with an M-16 with a bayonet attached to it, an M9 Beretta pistol as a secondary weapon, grenades, and a Ka Bar knife.

How many gang members kill each other in the US each year by gun?

Every day, gang members kill other gang members even in their gang. They do this if the gang member has not made enough money from selling drugs, or for a reason i dont know about. On average, the gang leader will kill often by knife, a quick silent way to do business, and will kill around 3 times a ( Full Answer )

What year was the first gun used in the US?

The first use of a firearm in North America occurred presumably in 1492. There wasn't actually a United States until the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

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.

Does Toys R Us carry Nerf guns?

Toys R Us offers a large selection of Nerf guns. Toys R Us carries the most varieties of Nerf guns among all other retailers. Toys R Us also stocks plenty of ammunition for the Nerf guns that they carry.

How many states carry gun registers?

Since there is no requirement in the US for an official gun register to be kept, most states do not carry such a register.It is estimated there are between 270 million and 310 million guns held by civilians in the United States.

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.