American Defense Resources
Concealed gun permits soar 215%, record 14.5 million, 'explode under Obama' - The Crime Prevention Research Center said that last year alone a record 1.73 million were approved in states requiring them.
Since 2007, the number of permits for women has increased by 270% and for men by 156%.
— 6.06% of the total adult population has a permit.
— In 10 states, more than 10% of adults have concealed handgun permits. Indiana has the highest rate — 15%. South Dakota is close behind with 14.7%.
— Florida, Pennsylvania, and Texas each have over a million residents who are active permit holders.
— In another 11 states, a permit is no longer required to carry in all or virtually all of the state. Thus the growth in permits does not provide a full picture of the overall increase in concealed carry.
— Between 2012 and 2016, in states that provide data by gender, the number of women with permits has increased twice as quickly as the number of men with permits.
NICS Firearm Background Checks: Month/Year – Feb, 2016 was 10th consecutive month of record number of background checks – 2.6 million for Feb., 2016. LOTS of weapons available for defense.
God Blessed the U.S.A. – with brave citizens and powerful guns, ready to use them to defend our precious land.
DO NOT CONCLUDE THAT PERCEIVED LEADERSHIP SITUATIONS IN WASHINGTON ARE INDICATIVE OF WEAKNESS OF OR THE INABILITY BY AMERICAN CITIZENS TO DEFEND THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR WAY OF LIFE.
These MANY MILLIONS of citizens are armed and dangerous to the enemy, and backed up by millions of current and veteran well-equipped and trained, dedicated law enforcement and military professionals.