Eighty-one percent report recently buying a gun themselves or knowing someone who did.
That's according to the latest unscientific poll of 600 people at SharylAttkisson.com.
Fifty-five percent (55%) say they recently bought a gun for the first time. Another 26% said they recently bought a gun, but not for the first time.
Sixteen percent (16%) say they know of nobody who has done so.
Have you or somebody you know recently bought a gun for the first time?
26% Bought a gun but not for the first time
3% Don't know