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Old March 11, 2013, 04:54 PM   #26
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To play Devils Advocate, you can't really use NICS as a gauge for how many households have a gun. If one person went to 5 different stores in a day, or say, the same store, 5 days in a row, that would be 5 separate NICS checks.

At least, that's what the Anti's would say. I do know better. More guns are being bought, and at a higher rate than ever before. NRA memberships are increasing at a, from what I understand, an unprecedented rate. Consider that, with the fact that most gun owners would deny having guns if a pollster called them...and we have a pretty good idea that the MSM spin machine is in full effect.
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Old March 11, 2013, 09:20 PM   #27
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I would be willing to gamble my bottom back left molar (probably going to lose it anyway) that more than 80 percent of households have at least one gun.
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Old March 12, 2013, 12:01 AM   #28
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Fewer people buying more guns. That fits with the hoarding scenarios from 2008 and now.
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Old March 12, 2013, 02:20 AM   #29
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You may have been correct for Dec. '12 and Jan.'13. But right now there are plenty of legitmate guns sales at gunshows to 1st time buyers, and a lot of 1st time buyers are waltzing into LGSs wanting to buy, 'Any Pistol'.

Until the facts come out in a few months...who knows. The more Citizens on our side the better.
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Old March 12, 2013, 06:36 AM   #30
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If it's in the news it was made up or manipulated.
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