88% of gun owners own their weapon for crime protection.
Guns prevent an estimated 2.5 million crimes a year, or 6.8 crimes a day.
Every year, 400,000 life threatening violent crimes are prevented using firearms.
In 1982, Kennesaw, Georgia passed a law requiring heads of households to keep at least one firearm in the house. The residential burglary rate dropped 89% the following year.
The passage of the national five-day waiting period resulted in no decrease to murder or robbery rates, but a slight decrease in rape and aggravated assaults. The greatest risks were crimes against women.
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