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Surprising Number of Young Adults Want Guns

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More high-school and college students plan to own guns in adulthood than actually grew up with guns in their houses, a new national survey reveals.

The results are surprising, study researchers say, because younger Americans tend to be more anti-gun than older people.

"This is a generation of people who all grew up post-Columbine and who have been aware of egregious gun violence incidents over the course of their entire lives," said study researcher Jennifer Lawless, a professor of government at American University. "And yet they still plan to own guns in their homes."

http://www.livescience.com/26289-young-americans-gun-ownership.html

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