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Why Own a Gun? Protection Is Now Top Reason | Pew Research ...

www.people-press.org/2013/03/12/why-own-a-gun-protection-is-now-top-reason/

Mar 12, 2013 ... But even among Republicans who do not own guns, there is far less support ... Relatively few people in gun-owning households – either gun ...

Here's why so many Americans want to own guns — according to ...

www.rawstory.com/2015/10/heres-why-so-many-americans-want-to-own-guns-according-to-science/

Oct 7, 2015 ... Basically, why do so many want guns? Given the diversity of ... Recreation. Another common answer for why people own guns is recreation.

Best and Worst Reasons Why People Own Guns

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... Own a Gun? Exploring the Reasons Why People Choose to Own Guns .... If you want to do much successful hunting, guns are usually necessary. Some game ...

Why is owning a gun so important to Americans? Why do some ...

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Why do some Americans feel they must own a gun? I live in ... Finally, many people own guns for protecting themselves, their families, and their property/ place of ...

Personal Safety Top Reason Americans Own Guns Today - Gallup

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Oct 28, 2013 ... Personal protection is the top reason Americans own a gun, as was true ... their own personal safety is a vital need on which they do not wish to ...

Pros And Cons Of Gun Control: Gun Safety and Security - SafeWise

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Having a gun in the house also increases your own chances of becoming the ... Guns are only dangerous in the hands of people who do not know how to use ...

Should people own guns? | Debate.org

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If we were not allowed to have guns the government would do what every they wanted to do to us. I hate how people think that it would be a perfect world without ...

More Than 6 Million Americans Own Ten or More Guns - The Trace

www.thetrace.org/2015/10/gun-ownership-america-hemenway-survey-harvard/

Oct 6, 2015 ... A forthcoming Harvard survey suggest that more Americans own a ... “These are people who do buy guns and have a lot of them,” he says.

Why Own a Gun? Protection Is Now Top Reason | Pew Research ...

www.pewresearch.org/daily-number/why-own-a-gun-protection-is-now-top-reason/

May 9, 2013 ... The number of gun owners who say that protection is their top reason for ... rather than hunting or other activities – as the main reason they own guns. ... Most Americans (57%) say they do not have a gun in their household.

One in Three Americans Own Guns; Culture a Factor, Study Finds ...

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Jun 29, 2015 ... A new survey finds about a third of Americans own guns. ... professor of epidemiology at Columbia, and colleagues surveyed 4,000 people.

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Gun demanding: the psychology of why people want firearms | Dean ...

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Oct 6, 2015 ... Dean Burnett: Controlling guns is one thing, but why do so many people ... Another common answer for why people own guns is recreation.

Kyle Cassidy asked Americans why they own guns (PHOTOS). - Slate

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Jan 21, 2016 ... At first glance, the people in Kyle Cassidy's portraits couldn't look more ... He also asked them a simple question—“Why do you own a gun?

The Psychology of Gun Ownership - Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

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Those who own guns tend to be part of a “social gun culture. ... Almost 9% of people who “self-report patterns of impulsive angry behavior” also have a ..... Paranoia and insecurity also play a role in gun ownership….. do we want paranoid, ...