According to Howard Nemerov, the rate of ownership for rifles, has increased. While the rifle rate for homicides have greatly decreased. Yet you won’t believe it, if you get your news from the gun control supporting mainstream media, and the outspoken political elite.
The same people who try at every opportunity to give us the same old gun ban song and dance. Gun control advocates believe, they can play to emotions and eliminate a whole class of firearms and their magazines, despite facts and an incorporated Second Amendment.
The rifle ownership rate increased 22% between 1991 and 2011, while the rifle homicide rate decreased 65%.