Washington Is the 10th Least Dependent State on the Gun Industry
People love their guns, but Washington state shows it's not as 'gun happy' as many other states.
Washington’s Dependence on the Gun Industry (1=Most Dependent; 25=Avg.)
38th – Number of Firearms-Industry Jobs per Capita
28th – Average Wages & Benefits in the Firearms Industry
41st – Total Firearms Industry Output per Capita
34th – Gun Ownership
24th – NICS Background Checks per Capita
47th – Gun-Control Contributions to Congressional Members per Capita
41st – Gun-Rights Contributions to Congressional Members per Capita
Guns have been a controversial topic in recent weeks with the president talking about gun control and views, one way or another, that keep popping up on your Facebook wall. Guns do play an important roll in our economy. It's interesting to see where Washington state falls on this list.
Do you think we should be more or less dependent?