gun ownership

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

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.

06/30/2015

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Gallup: 60 Percent Of Americans Own Guns For ‘Personal Safety’

A recent Gallup Poll found that 60 percent of Americans own guns in order to feel safe.

10/29/2013

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Md. House Approves Gun-Control Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a gun-control measure proposed by Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley.

04/03/2013

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Gallup: Married Southern Men Most Likely To Be Gun Owners

Married Southern men are the most likely demographic of Americans to own firearms, with nearly two-thirds of Southern married men owning guns.

02/04/2013