Study: White men in economic distress find comfort in guns

Study: White men in economic distress find comfort in guns

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A new study out of Baylor University indicates white male gun owners facing economic instability tend to feel both morally and emotionally attached to their guns.

The study also suggests that demographic is most likely to say violence against the government is justified, especially against "the deep state."

In contrast, study authors say minority gun owners who may be facing hard times do not place as much importance in their weapons and are less likely to approve of revolt.

Study authors say a gun owner's resistance to regulation doesn't depend on just whether they own a gun, but rather how much they feel empowered by it.

The study suggests white males under economic stress tend to have an attraction to the "frontier gun" attitude symbolizing freedom, heroism, power and making communities safer.

It's a way to "fight back" against the hardships created by a globalist economy.

To read the full study, click here

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