(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe
jwilson at io.com
Thu Mar 19 04:52:11 PDT 2009
Tim Walters wrote:
> Jeff Wilson wrote:
>> Tim Walters wrote:
>>> Is there any reason to think that isn't included in the ownership
> "In some 2001 statistics, it is noted that there are about 420,000
> assault rifles stored at private homes, mostly SIG 550 types.
> Additionally, there are some 320,000 assault rifles and military pistols
> exempted from military service in private possession, all selective-fire
> weapons having been converted to semi-automatic operation only. In
> addition, there are several hundred thousand other semi-automatic small
> arms classified as carbines. The total number of firearms in private
> homes is estimated minimally at 1.2 million to 3 million."
> The high figure is lower than the rate from my original link, so clearly
> these weapons were, in fact, included.
then "Less than half the per capita gun ownership of the U.S." can't be true
Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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