35% of Gun Owners Bought More Guns in the Past Year
Americans have been on a gun-buying spree the past year, to such an extent that many firearms owners now report difficulty finding enough ammunition.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 35% of American Adults who live in gun-owning households say someone in the household has purchased a gun within the past year. (To see survey question wording, click here.
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 3-4, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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