Nearly one in 10 Americans lives in a home with a loaded and unlocked gun, according to a report released by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research: “Unlocked and Loaded: Guns in the Home and Safety Practices in America.”
In the report, ECU faculty members and report co-authors Dr. Ann Rafferty and Dr. Joseph Lee write, “Firearm violence is a serious public health issue and firearm presence and safe storage are key components.
Survey findings include:
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