A Gallup survey on gun ownership shows that asking if people own a gun in their home is not the same as if they own a gun

Mar 3, 2022 | Survey

We have done a lot of work on the biases in surveys of gun ownership (see here and here). But we should point out that a Gallup survey shows that simply asking people if they own a gun in the home, they are missing a couple or few percent of people who may own a gun someplace else. Just a warning that a gun in the home won’t account for all the guns that someone may own.




Talk in Santiago, Chile on More Guns, Less Crime

Talk in Santiago, Chile on More Guns, Less Crime

https://youtu.be/d2zkZsSQpl4 Dr. John Lott gave a talk in Santiago, Chile on "Murder Rates and Private Gun Ownership", organized by ANTRA, FECHITIDE, and AGAPECH. The murder rate in Chile has been increasing as the drug cartels have been making a move here. The...