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Another 1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August
Background Checks On Firearm Sales Up 12% In August.
Americans buy 1,074,757+ guns in August 2009

Total NICS Background Checks Report

Total NICS Background Checks Report

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Washington, DC --(AmmoLand.com)- Data released by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) reported 1,074,757 checks in August 2009, a 12.3 percent increase from the 956,872 reported in August 2008.

So far that is roughly 9,076,205 gun bought this year! The total is probably more as NICS background checks may cover the purchase of more than one gun at a time.

This latest jump in background checks show that Americans are solidly in-favor of keeping firearms in the hands of law abiding citizens and clearly shows that proponents claiming the USA wants more gun control are blatantly wrong.

Gun Owners Say No to Gun Conrtol with their Wallets
The increased trend of Americans buying firearms at a record pace was once thought to be a one time fluke caused by fears of the new Obama administration expressed lust for more gun control. But now 10 months in and the wrongly named “fear buying” has now become the norm as law abiding US citizen exercise their constitutional right to keep and bear firearms by the millions every month with no sign of slowing down.

The bulk of the buying has been concentrated on the following types of guns or calibers:

  • Semi Auto Handguns
  • Revolvers
  • Ar15s and all variants of the Black Rifle
  • .50 Caliber

1.17 Guns for Each Person
Conservative estimates of legally owned guns in the USA put the number at 355,029,250 million guns in the USA. That is 1.17 guns for everyone in the USA and if you listen to the liberal press they are all assault weapons. God bless anyone who tries to invade the USA…

Crime Rates Falling
The most stunning in all of this is that we have not seen an increase in crime, murder rates have fallen across most of the USA and Americans have shown that they can be trusted with firearms ownership.  This is directly in contrast to what the national media and gun control supporters would have us believe.

Gun owners you are clearly the majority!

  • 14 User comments to “1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August”

    1. [...] citizens are voting with their cash Another 1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August Background Checks On Firearm Sales Up 12% In August. Americans buy 1,074,757+ guns in August 2009 FBI background checks stated—check link, http://www.ammoland.com/2009/09/04/1…merican-homes/ [...]

    2. [...] notes gun sales are running about 1M per month: Gun Owners Say No to Gun Conrtol with their [...]

    3. [...] in no need of stimulus.  So far this year, over 9 million guns have been sold in America and over a million were sold just last month: Data released by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) reported [...]

    4. Shelley Snyder on September 8, 2009 at 11:27 PM said:

      Glad to hear Americans unite against gun control.

      Thanks,
      S.S.

    5. [...] The gun industry is in no need of stimulus. So far this year, over 9 million guns have been sold in America and over a million were sold just last month: [...]

    6. greg varnado on September 9, 2009 at 11:51 PM said:

      with all the lies the current administration has already told, people do not know what to believe. the one thing we have and have a potential to keep is the constitution and while we are stocking our 2A supplies i would recommend that we refresh our civic lessons as well and promote the reading of our most cherished of documents “the constitution” with your weapon on the table right beside it.

    7. A Storm Is Coming on September 11, 2009 at 1:15 AM said:

      A storm is coming, senora! (answers with) “I know…”
      Sarah Connor

    8. 9/11 Commission Report Questioned on September 11, 2009 at 6:17 AM said:

      [...] Originally Posted by candycorn Nobody cared when you posted that shit as Creative Dreams sock boy Oh some care. And they can find you. Please by careful. And come to the light. http://www.ammoland.com/2009/09/04/1…merican-homes/ [...]

    9. 1,000,000 + Guns Added to American Homes in August on September 13, 2009 at 1:13 AM said:

      [...] [...]

    10. 1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August on September 14, 2009 at 12:01 AM said:

      [...] [...]

    11. [...] Another million firearms have been purchased in the last month….at least Obama has stimulated one part of the economy. [...]

    12. [...] 1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August Over 1,000,000 gun checks in August 2009 [...]

    13. [...] 1,000,000+ Guns Added to American Homes in August Washington, DC –(AmmoLand.com)- Data released by the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) reported 1,074,757 checks in August 2009, a 12.3 percent increase from the 956,872 reported in August 2008. [...]

    14. That’s pretty crazy.

      I had no idea there were that many legally owned guns in the US, not including the illegally owned ones which are usually used in crime.

      -Jack

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