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Top 10 Most Trigger Happy States...and Top 10 Least....

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Bajablast, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Bajablast

    Bajablast Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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  2. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

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    Funny thing is that the all the states in the bottom 10 list are the hardest in which to get firearms.
     
  3. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    "#2 in Most Gun Sales: Wyoming
    Guns per 100 residents: 30.2

    Wyoming is a state with one of the highest gun ownership rates in the U.S. and one of the lowest murder rates. In 2007, Wyoming had 16 murders."



    "#6 Least Gun Sales: Maryland
    Guns per 100 residents: 1.4

    Sales may be on the low end now, but in 2005, Maryland had the highest rate of gun-related hospitalizations across the country, at 15.6 cases per 100,000 people, compared with a national average of 9.7 cases, according to the CDC."

    Makes ya wonder why people don't study this stuff before they have their knee-jerk reactions.
     
  4. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I was planning on moving to Kentucky in July!
     
  5. the4thshake

    the4thshake Portland Active Member

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    It seemed to me the article was written from an anti-gun point of view.
     
  6. Bajablast

    Bajablast Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Aren't they always?? Most of what you will find online or newspapers will be anti-gun.

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  7. fuhr52

    fuhr52 Lane County. Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The more gun friendly the state the lower the crime rate. This is just another case of don't let the truth get in the way of your agenda.
     
  8. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    I was surprised not to see Texas at least in the top ten most gun-happy. I guess the big cities skew the data from the rural folks...
     
  9. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    THAT is the universal problem with EVERYTHING political!! And one of the biggest reasons why I hate cities... and most city-folk. :banghead: