• 3 Million Americans Carry A Handgun Daily: Study

    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 8:34:00 IST

    As many as 3 million people in the USA carry a loaded handgun daily, while 9 million do so at least once a month, according to a US study Thursday. Most of these gun-toting Americans are young men, live in the south and say personal protection is a top reason for walking around with a deadly weapon, said the report in the Journal. The study is the first in 20 years to look at gun-carrying habits in a nation that has been repeatedly seen fatal mass shootings at schools, concerts and workplaces, researchers said.

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