Do people feel safer if they own guns in the home?
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Do people feel safer if they own guns in the home?

Do people feel safer if they own guns in the home?

March 29, 2014

By John Lott

Despite the constant onslaught exaggerating the risks of guns in the home, YouGov has a new survey finding that “42% of Americans would feel safer with a gun in the house, while 20% would feel less safe.
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Whether one breaks down the survey by gender, age, race, family income, or region, all groups feel safer with a gun in their home. Among racial groups, whites have the biggest gap between feeling safe or not, followed by blacks and then Hispanics.

via Do people feel safer if they own guns in the home? – Crime Prevention Research Center.

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