Gutfeld monologue on Gun Study: Racist white Americans more likely to own guns

November 01, 2013 / Written By The Five staff

Topic: Gutfeld monologue on Gun Study: Racist white Americans more likely to own guns

NY Daily News: U.S. whites exhibiting higher levels of racism more likely to be gun owners: study

The report by researchers at Australia’s Monash University and Britain’s Manchester University looked at how racism among whites and gun ownership is linked. The report used data from the American National Election Study and scored people based on their ‘symbolic racism,’ which is used to measure anti-black sentiments. Besides keeping a gun at home, they were also more likely to oppose gun control reforms.

Racism and guns go together.

Read more at NY Daily News

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Gun homicide (1980-2008)

Victims

Black: 51.4%

White: 46.5%

Offenders

Black: 56.9%

White: 41.2%

(Bureau of Justice Statistics, http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htus8008.pdf)

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