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Arming up: 1 in 5 gun-owning households have added another firearm since start of Black Lives Matter protests, survey finds

Posted on AllSides October 8th, 2020
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Gun-owning Americans are purchasing additional firearms in response to the violent Black Lives Matter protests that have taken place in many cities and communities across the country in recent months.

A Rasmussen survey published this week found that 22% of Americans who already have a gun in their household have added another since the start of protests and that a large majority feel safer having done so.

In all, 43% of those surveyed told the polling group that they or someone in their household owns a gun. Slightly over half...

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