Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they currently own a gun, and of that group, 19% say they belong to the National Rifle Association.
- Adults living in the US: 247,813,910
- 30% of those: 74,344,173
- 19% of that group: 14,125,392 claim to be NRA members, per Pew
- Per the NRA: Approximately 6,000,000 members. Less than half that number (which many people believe to be unrealistically inflated to begin with).
And I stopped reading there. I suspect they’re polling mostly MSNBC hosts.
That’s a bit like like polling automobile owners, “discovering” that 19% drive M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks to work, and not noticing a problem with your methodology.
Lessee… that’s an inflation rate of 2.354232x. If we apply that to the usual “90% want this 2A infringement” BS, we see something more like 38%. Which, allowing for urban idiocy strongholds, I find rather more believable.
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