In a 2013 study ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and conducted by the National Academies’ Institute of Medicine and National Research Council, it was found that the defensive use of a gun by a victim is actually a fairly common occurrence.*
How many defensive gun uses happen every year?
- More than 500,000
*From Beth Alcazar’s latest blog: https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/blog/good-news-the-good-guys-with-guns/