Skip to comments.Texas tops US in number of lost, stolen firearms
Posted on 06/20/2013 7:26:20 PM PDT by Altariel
DALLAS (AP) Federal authorities say Texas has far and away the largest number of firearms in the U.S. reported as lost or stolen.
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What say you?
Dammit! Not fast enough again!
Texas tops US in number of lost, stolen firearms
Fixed the headline.
You should have given the Viking Kitties extra catnip this month.
That was my first thought.
How did you get that?
No one was supposed to have video evidence of the day my firearms were tragically lost!
You can’t trust anyone to destroy video these days. :(
Probably the most firearms, too.
I would guess that is because Texas has the most firearms in the first place.
Well, Georgia Freepers will just have to catch up. :)
As much as Texans love their guns, it’s odd that so many can be lost (wink, wink).
And all along I was told it was global warming that raised the water levels.
Yep, you know it was the darndest thing, I was out on Lake Lewisville the other day.....
That video above of how you lost your guns looks just like what happened to me. I thought that was the video of me losing my guns at first then I remembered I had on a red shirt that day.
“You should have given the Viking Kitties extra catnip this month.”
I always suspected it was rigged.
If you include confiscation in the category of stolen, then NY, NJ, Il, Co or Ca might be higher.
So YOU are the one who brought the zebra mussels! You are soooooo busted!
“Federal authorities say Texas has far and away the largest number of firearms in the U.S. reported as lost or stolen.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued a report this week showing there were 18,874 firearms lost or stolen in Texas in 2012. The figure represents 10 percent of the total national number.”
That is hilarious! All you Texans losing your guns. I suppose that’s because you keep going fishing with guns to shoot the fish and the boat tips, and.... I’m in Texas, too, and haven’t reported mine lost - yet.
I’m beginning to think Freeper firearms plan this.
“Where should we meet?”
“Bottom of Lake Lewisville. Tuesday.”
“Can’t do Tuesday; how about Friday?”
“Works for me. See you then.”
It’s all clear now. We’re all victims of our own tools.
Mine aren’t lost or stolen. They might be “temporarily misplaced” until who-ever is asking loses interest.
Lots of boating on them prairies...
That is what I was thinking ... LOTS of Boating Accidents
Worst part is that ammo can he had was never recovered ... second worst part ... he had his Cell Phone in his shirt pocket.
And the damn meteorites just keep hitting people’s cars and melting their firearms.
Been a regular meteorfest around here lately.
I’d like to see that study with a control of “per X firearm owners”. Texas may very well have the largest raw number of lost/stolen firearms, but that needs to be divided by the total number of owners. I’d bet that once that is controlled for, some lib hellhole will be in the top spot.
I think such a study would be difficult to conduct, given the number of ex-firearm owners on this forum.
“Take your Firearm to the Lake Day” seemed like such a good idea at the time.....
considering the size of Texas and their love of guns.. well.. ya..
how bout when the numbers are weighed for size of population and number of guns?
fta ...Federal authorities say Texas has far and away the largest number of firearms in the U.S. reported as lost or stolen.”
I’m a Natural Born Texan and have lived here for over 70 years, less my time in the Navy.
Why would Texans report lost guns to anyone? Stolen guns would be the result of burglaries, so I understand that being done for insurance claim purposes.
We don’t have gun registration in Texas, unless it may be for obtaining a CHL.
My guns aren’t lost, just as soon as we righted the boat after it capsized on Lake Fork, I drew a large X on the side of the boat to mark where they went down. Just haven’t had the time to go back and dive for them.
Shhh. Not so loud.
If the Viking Kitties get word I told, I’ll have to double my current catnip contributions.
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