Gallup wanted to know why people own guns and there’s no shock that “personal defense” came in first. Here’s their handy chart of results:
I’m a bit mystified as to why “target shooting” isn’t included in “recreation/sport,” but that’s just me. I suppose that a biathlon is “healthier,” in other words, more recreational or sporting than sitting at a bench plinking at empty Campbell’s Soup cans.
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