NJ Spotlight News

Study: As gun ownership increases, so does need for safety

Clip: 09/07/2022 | 5m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

There’s been a surge in gun ownership both in New Jersey and across the nation, largely fueled by pandemic-related anxieties. Rutgers University did the research and found more than 1.5 million New Jerseyans live in a home with a gun. Thousands are storing them unlocked, loaded, in cars and in other ways that contribute to gun violence —  the leading cause of childhood death in the United States.

Aired: 09/07/22

Rating: NR

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