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2014-09-22 08:25:13

NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new infographic issued by the National Shooting Sports Foundation tells the story, at a glance, of the growing number of new target shooting enthusiasts and how they're surprisingly different from established shooters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147098-INFO Newcomers--defined as those who have taken up target shooting in the last five years--are trending younger and female; also, they are city and suburban...

2014-06-15 12:20:07

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Light Weapons Market by Product - MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine Guns, Mortars/Grenade Launchers, Recoilless Rifles), Technology (Guided and Unguided), Platform (Defence and Homeland Security) by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, ROW) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019" to its store. DALLAS, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report...

2014-05-02 08:21:30

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lxfpj/small_arms_market) has announced the addition of the "Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application, Region & Country - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The international trade in small arms is diverse, vigorous, and creating an...

2014-04-15 23:00:44

Small Arms Market research report provides an in-depth analysis & gives information about pistols, rifles, sub-machine guns, assault rifles, and light machine guns with respect to geography, applications, products, and current market scenario. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/small-arms-market-138024472.html (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to a new market research report of "Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine...

2014-03-31 23:26:58

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application – Civil, Military, Homeland Security, by Region, by Country – Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 – 2019” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The global small arms market is expected to be $1,695.41 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.60% and reach $1,927.46 million in 2019. The change in nature of warfare...

2014-03-26 12:20:41

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report of "Small Arms Market (Pistols, Rifles, Sub Machine Guns, Assault Rifles and Light Machine Guns), by Application - Civil, Military, Homeland Security, Region, & by Country - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to register growth with a CAGR of 2.60%, and reach $1,927.46 Million by the end of 2019. Browse more than 60...

2014-01-21 10:54:20

UCSF meta-analysis finds women at greater risk of being killed Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a comprehensive review of the scientific literature conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco. The meta-analysis, published online Jan. 20, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine, pools results from 15 investigations, slightly more than half...

2013-11-01 11:11:44

A new study has found that higher levels of racism in white Americans is associated with having a gun in the home and greater opposition to gun control policies. The research, published in PLoS One, was led by Dr Kerry O'Brien from The University of Manchester and Monash University and used data from a large representative sample of white US voters. After accounting for numerous other factors such as income, education and political ideology, the researchers found that for each one point...

2013-10-28 11:56:27

Reducing the number of household firearms, especially handguns, may reduce childhood gunshot injuries There are approximately 7,500 child hospitalizations and 500 in-hospital deaths each year due to injuries sustained from guns. In an abstract presented Oct. 27 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, researchers also identified a link between the percentage of homes with guns and the prevalence of child gunshot injuries. In "United...


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