Two-thirds of gun owners would defy gun laws
People are not buying them in record numbers just to turn them in.
Let's take a step back here.
52% of people answering the poll admitted to owning a gun. How many gun owning households said "No" and meant "None of your business"?
Of those who admitted to owning guns, 65% said they would defy the law. How many admitted to owning guns and lied about whether they would defy the law -- because, seriously here, are you going to admit to planning to commit a federal felony?
But let's assume the poll numbers are correct. America has roughly 114,235,996 households (114 million). 52% have guns, or 59,402,717 (59M). 65% would defy the law, or 38,611,766 (38 million).
There are 1,426,713 people in the active duty military and 1,259,000 in the reserves, or 2.68 million people total.
Let's assume they follow the same percentages as the rest of the population -- though it would be more realistic to assume a higher percentage own guns than the general population. So, 52% own guns (privately owned) = 1396570, and 65% of those would defy the law = 907770 people in the military own private guns and would defy the law.
That's over a third of the military, a million people with military training, and 38 million citizens (many retired military , police, or experienced shooters).
So when the government says it is going to pass a law and take our guns, I say: you want to imprison 40 million citizens and a full third of our military? You think that will make things better?
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