Women and Guns
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Guns in American Society : an Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture and the Law
In a recent study, the National Opinion Research Center found that although 44 percent of men personally own a gun, only 12 percent of women own one; 33 percent of men and only 10 percent of women have ever bought a handgun.
Entry in: Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture and the Law Volume 2. edited by Gregg Lee Carter. Published in Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002. Pages 661-665.
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