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Gun ownership and the gun control index


Using data from the 2001 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (a sample of 175,674 respondents), the author examined factors associated with owning a firearm, including a Gun Control Index. He found that “persons who live in states with more restrictive and more aggressively enforced gun control laws are less likely to own guns.” read more >