Lax US gun carry laws may be linked to stolen firearms, study finds

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/11/gun-thefts-open-carry-harvard-study

Research delves into how different characteristics among gun owners can increase their risk of theft as several cities have seen sharp jumps in stolen gunsGun owners who carry guns outside their homes, stash them in their cars – or simply own lots of them – are more likely to have their guns stolen, according to a study published Monday in the journal Injury Epidemiology. Related: Mapping US gun murders at a micro level: new data zooms in on violence Continue reading…

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