Originally Posted by Radar Chief
The thing to remember is gun ownership was on the decline until about ’09. After that there’s been a rapid upswing in new gun ownership climbing to >40% of the population as of ’11, last year that complete date is available. By “new gun ownership” I mean people that didn’t own a gun before but went out and bought one and where the growth in new ownership is the greatest is among women.
We went through this discussion right after the Sandyhook tragedy and IIRC you can find this information at Gallup's site.
Cool, thank you. That might have happened in a thread I had on ignore. I did not want to discuss this immediately following the tragedy. I had to find a way to make peace with the incident first.