America Has More Gun Shops Than Grocery Stores


This chart compares the number of retail gun stores in the United States with the number of other seemingly ubiquitous outlets such as supermarkets and McDonald's restaurants. There are more gun stores in the U.S. than McDonald's, Subway and Starbucks restaurants combined.

Infographic: America Has More Gun Shops Than Grocery Stores | Statista
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