The Truth About Guns blog has a good breakdown of a new Rasmussen poll on gun ownership. One of the interesting take aways is that whites are slightly less likely than blacks and other minority Americans to report the purchase of a gun in the past year. According to the TTAG post:
That’s a huge surprise; an important reflection of anecdotal evidence suggesting that minorities are taking to guns in record numbers.
There is also some not so good news in the poll – 44% of respondents think it is too easy to buy a gun in this country with only 36% saying it is about right. That response should give those of us who consider impediments to purchasing a firearm an unconstitutional infringement on our right to keep and bear arms. Overall though there is good news in the poll. Check out the entire post for more details.