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What portion of private firearm owners in the U.S. say they own a gun for protection against crime?

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In a 2013 Gallup poll, 60% of gun owners said they own firearms for protection against crime, 36% said for hunting, and 21% said for recreation or target shooting. For rigorously documented facts about crime and self-defense, see the second link below.

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