Skip to comments.Majority of Youths Will Buy, or Consider Buying, a Gun, Survey Shows
Posted on 01/19/2013 9:14:10 AM PST by Olog-hai
In a poll that will surely make gun control advocates squirm, 60 percent of young Americans plan to, or are considering owning a gun later in life according to an American University (AU) survey released this week.
The national survey, which consisted of 4,000 high school and college students, revealed that 40 percent of participants planned to one day own a firearm, while another 20 percent were considering it.
I think the major contribution of the poll results is to demonstrate that now is certainly the time to have a serious conversation about gun control since the next generation is no less likely to plan to own guns, said AU professor Jennifer L. Lawless.
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Maybe classes in responsible gun ownership and use are needed. For sex ed they use the excuse “they’re going to do it anyway”, so the same logic should apply.
The other 40% plan on stealing theirs so there will be no bothersome paper trail.
All young boys are guns.
They are all naturally equipped to shoot, so to speak.