Gallup claims that concerns about personal protection is the reason that support for more gun control has dropped to 47 percent, with 52 percent wanting to either keep the current regulations or eliminate some of them.
Personal protection is the top reason Americans own a gun, as was true in 2000 and 2005.
CPRC’s John Lott has another piece at Fox News that starts this way:
Let’s say a stalker is threatening a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record. Should you loan her your gun?
If you live in Washington State, loaning her your gun may soon make you a criminal and will likely land you in prison.