Why Nearly All of America's 400 Million Guns Have Got To Go

By Daniel Walker | April 21, 2024

Using their weapons

According to a 2021 Gallup Poll, a high percentage of gun owners cite self-defense as the primary reason for owning firearms, indicating a deep-seated fear of potential harm. 
 

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However, the actual instances of gun owners using their weapons in self-defense against random crimes are exceedingly rare. Reports suggest that less than 3 percent of gun owners ever find themselves in situations where they need to use a firearm for self-protection.
 

Significant role

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The media, particularly Fox News, have played a significant role in perpetuating a narrative that instills a sense of constant mortal peril among a segment of society. This false narrative, fueled by a constant stream of alarming stories, distorts individuals' perception of reality, contributing to the current state of unease and paranoia.