Estimated number of “modern sporting rifles” in the U.S.: 15-20 million
Range of estimates for the percentage of public that favored a ban in 2019: 48-61.
Number of Senators who voted for a ban in 1993: 56
Percentage of Democrats who voted for the ban then: 84
Number of years ban was in effect: Ten
Number of Senators who voted for a ban in 2013: 40
Percentage of Democrats who voted for a ban in 2013: 71
Percentage of U.S. homicides by rifle in 2019, according to the FBI: 2.6