Poll: 12 percent of Kentuckians with kids keep a loaded, unsecured gun at home a kentucky.com headline blasts, complete with tea-cupped 1911. The story’s based on a Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky telephone poll of 1,580 randomly selected Bluegrass State residents.
KHIP asked, “Are any firearms kept in or around your home?” More than half of Kentucky adults (55%) said they had a firearm in or around their home. The last time KHIP asked this question in 2011, 45% of Kentucky adults said yes . . .
Among Kentucky adults who live in a home with a child, 6 in 10
(59%) reported having a firearm in or around the home. This is higher than in 2011 when 4 in 10 adults in homes with children (44%) had a firearm.