Gun ownership in the U.S.

1. Firearms instructor Mike Magowan (R) works with student Josh Meadows a concealed weapons permit class at Take Aim Gun Range in Sarasota, Florida December 15, 2012.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

2. A Glock handgun available in a raffle promotion is shown at Adventures Outdoors in Smyrna, Georgia, October 25, 2012.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

3. Homer Van Meter, of Rhineland, WI, inspects a revolver during the National Rifle Association’s 141st Annual Meetings & Exhibits in St.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

4. Morgan Meritt of Del City, Oklahoma, joins other members of the Oklahoma Open Carry Association (OKOCA) wearing unconcealed side

Gun ownership in the U.S.

5. Bryan Hull (R), founding director of the Oklahoma Open Carry Association (OKOCA), and Tim Gillespie.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

6. One of several billboards of a gun raffle promotion at Adventures Outdoors in Smyrna, Georgia, October 25, 2012.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

7. Jeremy Chavez helps his son Ryan, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

8. Todd Engle (C) and Mary Rose Engle (R) hold weapons as they pose for a photograph with a man dressed as Santa Claus at the Scottsdale.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

9. Members of a family check out the Beretta gun display at the 132nd Annual National Rifle Association Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Gun ownership in the U.S.

10. Hunter McConathy (C), 7, holds a hunting rifle with a short stock as his father Bryan (R) and Cabela’s salesman Russ Duncan (L).

Gun ownership in the U.S.

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