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Response to jimmy the one (Reply #23)

Mon Dec 22, 2014, 01:12 PM

25. The ownership numbers are suspect. People unlikely to self-report ownership, distrustful of Gov.

 

But even if they are true, correlation is not causation. Also, I suspect the MOE weakens any conclusions drawn from the "General Social Survey".

Finally, other studies show conflicting data (OMG this is so easy to refute your sorry data):

Looks pretty steady for the past 18 years:



















There's more where these came from: http://www.gallup.com/poll/1645/Guns.aspx





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