40% Owning Guns for Protection are Untrained

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More Americans than ever own firearms for protection, but the percentage of them who undergo formal training on how to use their weapons has flatlined, says a new paper published in the the journal Injury Prevention, The Trace reports. The reserch by epidemiologists Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and Vivian Lyons of the University of Washington finds that 61 percent of all gun owners reported receiving . . .

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