Not sure where all of this is going but : “…According to the FBI, over 1.5 million background checks on customers were requested by gun dealers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System in December. Nearly 500,000 of those were in the six days before Christmas….”
Americans buy record numbers of guns for Christmas
The stats for 2010 in my county where education, medicine and government were the economic engines are that 1,912 licenses were issued which is up from 258 in 2000-2001. More in link: Concealed weapons permits on the rise
You would think that with as many men and women in prison that there would be so few left on the outside to be a major threat.
And now for the law of uninteded consequences: Marine faces 15 years behind bars for unknowingly violating gun law