Matt Dittmer, 26, left, holds a semi-automatic rifle he is purchasing with salesperson Blake Prior at Auburn Outdoor Sports on Dec. 11, 2013 in Auburn. Californians are buying nearly a million firearms a year, but the state’s rate of gun owmership is well below the national average, according to a new study.
Matt Dittmer, 26, left, holds a semi-automatic rifle he is purchasing with salesperson Blake Prior at Auburn Outdoor Sports on Dec. 11, 2013 in Auburn. Californians are buying nearly a million firearms a year, but the state’s rate of gun owmership is well below the national average, according to a new study. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Matt Dittmer, 26, left, holds a semi-automatic rifle he is purchasing with salesperson Blake Prior at Auburn Outdoor Sports on Dec. 11, 2013 in Auburn. Californians are buying nearly a million firearms a year, but the state’s rate of gun owmership is well below the national average, according to a new study. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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Californians buying lots of guns, but ownership rate low

July 06, 2015 10:35 AM

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