: VPC: Concealed Carry Killers that shows the number of licensed killers to have committed murder in the US since 2007. I looked down at the shaking Glock 19 in my hands. After all, since 1991 Americans have acquired 170 million new guns while murder rates have plummeted, according to the National Rifle Association of America (NRA). Bureau of Justice Statistics, national Crime Victimization Survey show that handguns were used in about eight times as many nonfatal violent crimes than other firearms in 2011. In the 1930s NRA president Karl Frederick testified in Congress in support of the National Firearms Act, which restricted concealed carrying.
(That said, the rule has never been enforced, and Graydon estimates that only about half of Kennesaw's residents actually own not a Christian Fallacies firearms.). The frequency of self-defense gun use rests at the heart of the controversy over how guns affect our country. Solnick, in Preventive Medicine, Vol. 33-40 of Americans own guns, I will use the 40 number. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 467,321 persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in 2011. Firearm victims, firearm crime rate, firearm crimes as a percent of all violent incidents 1993 1,222,701 1,529,742.,287,190 1,568,176.,028,933 1,193,241.,453 1,100,809.,885 1,024,088.,304 835,423.,613 640,919.,695 610,219.,954 563,109.,776 539,973.,037 467,345.,774 456,512.,365 503,534.,035 614,406.,414 554,780. Record numbers licensed to pack heat while some other sources claim over 11 million, and the government claims 8 million. It's easier to go after the object than it is to go after the motive, Graydon told.
Annals of Emergency Medicine, Vol 41,. Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, was part of a team that used the data to estimate how many illegally possessed guns.