Well Biku, if those were new firearms that is an additonal 252 million, bringing the total to 444 million now.
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But that would assume every transaction was a new firearm - lots of used ones get bought and sold. The truth is that truly no one knows - I think that's precisely as it should be.
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I also read somewhere (the mind isn't quite as sharp as it once was ) that for every 100 people, there were estimates of 89 firearms in the US.
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There are currently over 80 million gun owners in the U.S., so with many of those owning multiple guns, the number could easily be that 500 million/