Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 19 September 2022


The percentage of "young adults who said they would consider military service," according to a recent commentary in Military Times -- Veterans may be key to solving the US military recruitment crisis. The article indicates that this is "the lowest number since 2007, according to a Defense Department survey conducted in the fall of 2021." 

By the Numbers: 29 August 2022


The percentage of American gun owners who store their firearms locked, according to a recent research review from the RAND Corporation -- Personal Firearm Storage in the United States: Recent Estimates, Patterns, and Effectiveness of Interventions. The review indicated that 1/3 of gun owners "store all of their firearms locked and unloaded."