Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.


Gun ownership in US on decline

11.03.2013 15:54

Despite a recent trend showing Americans flocking to buy firearms, a recent poll found that the number of US homes with a gun has steadily declined since the 1970s.

View full story

Comments (65) Sort by: Highest rating Oldest first Newest first


mergon 28.02.2014 15:37

And what price a 12g shell loader now ?


mergon 28.02.2014 15:33

Who came up with that one then ?
people are buying guns in droves because they know whats coming , crossbows are another item that is on the up ,along with powerful air guns .


Cani Lupine 22.08.2013 13:53

I was among the many first-time gun buyers back in January.


Suzanne Olsen 07.08.2013 16:53

Does this "poll" take into account the increasing number of people that do not trust their government and perhaps do not report that they own guns?

Anonymous user 19.05.2013 23:33

What about the extra 4 million new gun owners that the scare brought? Guns are popular now.

Anonymous user 07.05.2013 16:20

thats what they think, jerks are clueless

Anonymous user 06.05.2013 14:56

who's going to admit to having a gun to strangers on the phone, especially with Obama at the helm

Anonymous user 06.05.2013 14:54

seems like an effort to convince people to jump on the "guns aren't cool" bandwagon.

Anonymous user 02.05.2013 17:15

Why does homeland security have more than a billion rounds of military grade ammo?

Anonymous user 02.05.2013 17:12

I don't own a gun. But with the rise in crime I am becoming concerned. Break ins are on the rise.

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 22:24

There are enough "known" firearms in the United States households, to arm the entire country.

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 12:18

You had a million dollars in you home would you tell a stranger over the phone, I don't think so.

Anonymous user 06.04.2013 11:27

Some people just simply don't want to " reported owning a gun"

Anonymous user 05.04.2013 13:59

They don't even have the full picture, yet have reached
this conclusion. Full force with the agenda

Anonymous user 31.03.2013 23:31

There are more first-time buyers than ever. Ask the clerk at the local sold out gun shop.

Add comment

Authorization required for adding comments

Register or



Show password


or Register

Request a new password


or Register

To complete a registration check
your Email:


or Register

A password has been sent to your email address

Edit profile



New password

Retype new password

Current password