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"Who Owns Most Of The Guns? 'The Base!": Overlapping Circles Of A Hard Core Of Dangerous Folks

It’s a research finding that is startling but not really surprising (per a report from NBC’s Maggie Fox):

A new study aimed at figuring out who owns gun in the United States and why suggests that about a third of Americans have at least one. 529 more words


Study: One-Third Of Americans Own Guns, Highest In Areas Of 'Gun Culture'

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — One-third of Americans own at least one gun, with the highest percentage of gun owners being white males over the age of 55, a new “gun culture” study finds. 426 more words


Young Guns

Coincidently – related to my last post – a story aired this morning on the Today Show about the next generation of gun owners. Those interviewed sound responsible and well-educated, and seem to approach gun ownership more as a sport, as well as a means of protection, but well… let me think… How many deaths by gun, reported threats by gun and accidental shootings were covered just this morning on our local news channels? 11 more words


A rant about gun ownership

So a debate about gun ownership broke out because of a web comic, due to the fact that people are willing to get up in arms about anything. 793 more words


Gun Is God

I saw this on Facebook today. And my immediate reaction was to attack: Well but that isn’t the same thing at all — people have an inherent right to freedom of religion, which is codified in (though not granted by) the U.S. 2,215 more words


Gun Stats and Stats Unraveled

Statistics are an interesting tool. They can be very useful and they can be very manipulated. For example, GUNS. Given the Charleston shooting, and three additional shootings this past weekend, gun confiscation is again the agenda. 651 more words


Uber Sucks

Uber, the San Francisco headquartered transportation network company, has banned all of its drivers and riders from carrying guns.

It is a new rule as of the 10th of June, and applies across all national and state boundaries. 433 more words