Law abiding US citizens bought on average...
every 3 months in 2008. US citizens also bought...
1,529,635,000 rounds of ammunition
in just the month of December 2008.
Yeah that is right, that is Billion with a “B”.
This number takes no accounting of reloading or reloaded ammunition.
This is an evaluation of overall firearms and ammunition purchases based on low end numbers per Federal NIC instacheck data base Statistics. The numbers presented are only PART of the overall numbers of arms and ammunition that have been sold. The actual numbers are much higher.