Think only one-quarter of the population has guns in the house, do you? <laughs in private sales gun owners>
“I would argue non-gun owners still overestimate the size of gun ownership, because gun owners seem politically powerful in the United States because it seems so hard to put restrictions on guns,” [said University of Kansas political scientist] Haider-Markel.
If more Americans knew the real size of the gun-owning population in the U.S., they might view that population as politically weaker, he said.
– AP News for Washington Times, Most Americans Overestimate Gun Ownership
As for being politically weaker, well, I will say I think a sad majority of gun owners are politically lazy….