About 21% of state and 20% of federal prisoners said they possessed a gun during their offense, while 79% of state and 80% of federal prisoners did not.About 29% of state and 36% of federal prisoners serving time for a violent offense possessed a gun during the offense.
About 1.3% of prisoners obtained a gun from a retail source and used it during their offense.
Handguns were the most common type of firearm possessed by state and federal prisoners (18% each); 11% of all prisoners used a handgun.
Among prisoners who possessed a gun during their offense, 90% did not obtain it from a retail source.
Gun crimes in closing are commited by non registered illegally acquired process. While standardized background checks are necessary and proper vetting is needed laws created to prevent law abiding citizens from their inherent right to self defense. Under Penal Code Section 198.5, you are allowed to use deadly force within your own home if you have a “reasonable fear of imminent peril or great bodily injury.”
Get some training be prepared. That’s all you need to do!