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3 million Americans carry loaded handguns with them every single day, study finds | The Washington Post
Roughly 3 million Americans carry loaded handguns with them every day, primarily for protection, according to a new analysis of a national survey of gun owners by the UW. Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, UW epidemiology professor, is quoted.
Rowhani-Rahbar.Ali  !UWitM  2017  Department:Epidemiology  School:Public.Health  Washington.Post  UW:Medicine  guns 
yesterday by uwnews
3 million Americans carry loaded handguns every day, study finds | IFLScience
A new study has found that an estimated 3 million Americans carry a loaded handgun every single day. The study, led by the University of Washington, estimates that 9 million Americans carry loaded handguns at least once a month. Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, UW professor of epidemiology, is quoted.
Rowhani-Rahbar.Ali  Department:Epidemiology  School:Public.Health  IFL.Science  !UWitM  2017  guns 
yesterday by uwnews
The Gun Show
In 2008, the Supreme Court stepped in to settle our fight over the Second Amendment’s meaning. They did. And they ...
podcast  ★★☆☆☆  guns  nra 
2 days ago by thespacedoctor
After a 1996 Mass Shooting, Australia Enacted Strict Gun Laws. It Hasn’t Had a Similar Massacre Since.
Australia enacted strict gun control measures after their last mass shooting and it worked incredibly well: there hasn’t been another since and homicides/suicides/etc. have also decreased.

Whether this would work in America or not is an open question – gun culture seems so embedded here that we may be past the point of no return, where nothing we do will be able to convince certain people that they don’t need one for protection if so many others already have them.
australia  guns 
2 days ago by irace
10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down
A point-by-point takedown of the arguments most commonly made by those in favor of allowing anyone and everyone to have whatever guns they want.
2 days ago by irace

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