Apparently in the first three months of this year, law abiding Americans have purchased enough weapons to outfit the armies of China and India combined. Also since NICS is per purchase and not per gun, the number of weapons is potentially much higher.
I of course don’t see this as a bad thing. Now if only we could get some ammo to go in them as well.
Washinton, DC - -(AmmoLand.com)- It seem that readers of our recent post about honest Americans buying enough guns to outfit the current active army’s of China and India have been having trouble finding the hard data and facts to substantiate this article.
Here is the link to the NICS: The National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
As reported earlier each of the last few months has been a record for firearm purchases or sales in the USA with a record 1,529,635 background checks being performed in March of 2009. Firearm Sales Continue to Climb in March 2009
Chinese and Indian Standing Army Numbers: