Idaho ranked #1 in the country for gun industry dependency

Idaho ranked #1 in the country for gun industry dependency

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Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Today, the personal-finance website WalletHub, released its report on States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry as well as accompanying videos. WalletHub compared the 50 states across 17 key metrics to determine the states that depend most heavily on the arms and ammunitions industry both directly for jobs and political contributions and indirectly through firearm ownership. The data set ranges from firearms industry jobs per capita, to gun sales per 1,000 residents, to gun ownership rate. Idaho’s Dependence on the Gun Industry (1=Most Dependent; 25=Avg.) 3rd – Gun Ownership Rate 1st – Firearms-Industry Jobs per Capita 30th – Avg. Firearms-Industry Wages & Benefits 1st – Total Firearms-Industry Output per Capita 4th – Total Taxes Paid by Firearms Industry per Capita 1st – NICS Background Checks per Capita 1st – Gun-Control Contributions to Congressional Members per Capita 5th – Gun-Rights Contributions to Congressional Members per Capita For the full report, visit WalletHub’s website . Catch up on the day’s news and look ahead to tomorrow by signing up for the Daily Local email newsletter from KXLY4. Headlines, events, and staff picks every weeknight at 8 p.m. Sign up HERE to get your news on the D.L.

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