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More firearms in US in the hands of fewer owners

2017-10-09 09:27:29       source:The Straits Times

October 9, 2017

Ms Lisa Mills, a 55-year-old who works in the field of wildlife biology, has six guns in her Montana home.

Hunting is a part of the American DNA, a way of life in Montana and many other parts of the US, and owning multiple guns is not uncommon. Some of the guns in Ms Mills' house are inherited.

But times have changed. Most critically, while fewer US households own guns, the number of guns has risen. This means those households with guns, own more guns.

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