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The term gun culture in the United States encompasses the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs about firearms and their usage by civilians. Gun ownership in the United States is constitutionally protected by the United States Bill of Rights.

Firearms are widely used in the United States of America for self-defense, hunting, and recreational uses, such as target shooting.

Gun politics is polarized between advocates of gun rights, typically conservative, and those who support stricter gun control, usually liberal. The gun culture of the United States can be considered unique among developed countries in terms of number of firearms owned by civilians, permissive regulations, and high levels of gun violence. Gun culture in the United States. The term gun culture in the United States encompasses the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs about firearms and their usage by civilians.

Gun culture in the United States

Gun ownership in the United States is constitutionally protected by the United States Bill of Rights. Firearms are widely used in the United States of America for self-defense, hunting, and recreational uses, such as target shooting. Gun politics is polarized between advocates of gun rights, typically conservative, and those who support stricter gun control, usually liberal. The gun culture of the United States can be considered unique among developed countries in terms of number of firearms owned by civilians, permissive regulations, and high levels of gun violence.[1] History[edit] History. Popular culture. Political and cultural theories. Terms applied to opponents. Foreign perspective. Why America Won't Quit Guns. Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence - BillMoyers.com.

Jaden Adams person look over a unloaded semi automatic handgun during a packed class to obtain the Utah concealed gun carry permit, at Range Master of Utah, on January 9, 2016 in Springville, Utah.

Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence - BillMoyers.com

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) This post originally appeared at Truthout. Gun violence in the United States has produced a culture soaked in blood – a culture that threatens everyone and extends from accidental deaths, suicides and domestic violence to mass shootings.