12 Interesting Facts About Guns

With so much talk about guns in the news lately, what better time to provide you with some interesting facts about the weapon? Pop some popcorn, grab a coke, and prepare to learn 12 awesome facts in the short article below. It is time to learn something good!

1.    Gun owners have saved $2 million in conservation efforts through hunting. This is in part thanks to the 10% tax on guns and ammo.


2.    In the 1990s after a ban on guns containing magazines with 10 rounds or more, the Glocks brand constructed a deal with law enforcement that placed new weapons in their hand -and resulted in many guns being given away.

3.    The Gustav gun, created by Nazis, is the largest gun ever built. It can accurately fire from 23-miles away and weighs over 1300 tons.

4.    Samuel Colt invented the revolver when he was 16 years old.

5.    Taser is actually an acronym. It stands for Thomas A Swift’s Electric Rifle.

6.    James Bond used a Beretta 418 in his movies until he was told that the gun was a ladies gun by a fan.

7.    Picasso carried a gun without ammo. He fired this gun at people who he felt were overly dull people.

8.    Glock says that it costs under $100 to produce one of their weapons.

9.    There 89 guns for every 100 individuals living in the United States, with a total of more than 270 million in ownership.

10.    48% of Americans say they own a gun for protection while another 32% say they own a gun for hunting/wildlife.

11.     Kennesaw, GA has a law, passed in 1892, that requires the head of household to own a gun. Many loopholes exist today that don’t mandate this law.

12.    There are more than 149 different gun manufacturers.