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Fox Poll Finds Americans Support Expanding Background Checks

Fox Poll Finds Americans Support Expanding Background Checks

| April 26, 2013

A recent Fox News poll found that 82% of voters, 72% of Republicans, and 77% of people from gun-owning households all support expanding background checks.

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Would You Tell A Stranger You Had A Gun?

Would You Tell A Stranger You Had A Gun?

| March 13, 2013

Some have theorized that the generation-long decline in gun ownership could be attributed to privacy concerns. In short, that people lied to pollsters.

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Four Decade Decline In Gun Ownership?

Four Decade Decline In Gun Ownership?

| March 11, 2013

The NY Times is reporting a four decade decline in gun ownership in the home, based on 2012 General Social Survey data. But the trend may be reversing.

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States With More Gun Laws Have Fewer Gun Deaths

States With More Gun Laws Have Fewer Gun Deaths

| March 7, 2013

A recent JAMA Internal Medicine study released Wednesday indicates that a higher number of firearm laws in a state are associated with a lower rate of firearm fatalities in the state.

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Misuse Of Australian Crime Statistics

Misuse Of Australian Crime Statistics

| March 5, 2013

In 1996, 35 people were murdered at Port Arthur, in the Australian state of Tasmania. In response, the government introduced a series of comprehensive reforms including tighter licensing and restrictions on the types of weapons that could be owned.

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Gun Ownership Up One Percent In One Month

Gun Ownership Up One Percent In One Month

| March 5, 2013

The latest NBC/WSJ poll indicates that the number of households reporting gun ownership rose from 41% to 42% in just one month.

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New NBC/WSJ Poll Indicates Majority Of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

New NBC/WSJ Poll Indicates Majority Of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

| February 28, 2013

In the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, more than six in ten (61 percent) say that “laws covering the sale of firearms” should be made more strict while 34 percent want the laws kept the same and four percent want them made less strict.

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Murder Weapons 2011: Guns 68%, Knives 13%, Blunt objects 4%, Personal weapons 6%, Other 9%.

Murder Weapons 2011: Guns 68%, Knives 13%, Blunt objects 4%, Personal weapons 6%, Other 9%.

| February 20, 2013

According to 2011 FBI statistics, there were 12,664 murders in the US, 8,583 caused by firearms. Handguns 72.47% Rifles 3.76% and Shotguns 4.15%.

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