Most American Gun Owners Own Multiple Firearms
U.S. Gun Owners
A major report from the Pew Research Center has analyzed U.S. attitudes towards guns, finding that 72 percent of Americans have fired a gun at some point in their lives. When it comes to gun owners, one weapon isn't always enough. Pew found that 32 percent of owners have a single firearm while 66 percent own more than one. 37 percent have 2-4 guns while 29 percent own five or more. About four in ten gun owners say there is always a loaded gun within easy reach when they're at home.