Grandma and Grandpa Are Now Armed? | Hall County GA News & Business

Grandma and Grandpa Are Now Armed?


“More and more senior citizens are beginning to arm themselves, according to reports.

Since 2010, the number of senior citizens taking a basic firearms course has surged by as much as 400 percent, according to an NRA statistic cited by WFMZ-TV.

And overall, the NRA says that there’s been a 300 percent increase in the number of gun class students over the last five years, 41 Action News reported.

Seniors in particular say they are looking to protect themselves after increasingly seeing other elderly citizens being targeted in robberies and home invasions.”

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