BOOM! 63% of Americans believe Guns in Homes Make Them Safer

According to a new Gallup poll, the number of Americans who think having a gun in the house makes it a safer place to be has nearly doubled since 2000.

Sixty-three percent, or about six in ten Americans, believe guns in homes make them safer. In 2000, only about three in ten (35 percent) Americans thought so.

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Republicans were much more likely than their Democratic counterparts to favor gun ownership.

“About half of Democrats say having a gun makes a home a more dangerous place to be,” the study revealed. “Republicans (81 percent),” it went on “were about twice as likely as Democrats (41 percent) to believe having a gun improves home safety.”

h/t Gallup poll

Wayne Dupree

Wayne Dupree is owner and founder of WayneDupree.com. He was named to the 2017 Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans. He served in the USAF between 1987-1995. He saw time in Operation Desert Storm/Shield and is the father of three. He is the host of the Wayne Dupree Show.

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