The study found that most of the states with high gun ownership like Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Alabama, and West Virginia had high suicide rates and voted for George Bush.
What does HG stand for?
HG stands for High Gun (shooting award)
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We have 28 other meanings of HG in our Acronym Attic
- Helleseth-Gong Coding Sequence
- Hellgate: London
- Hello Goodbye (Beatles song)
- Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)
- Herpes Gladiatorum (viral infection)
- Hieros Gramos
- High Gain
- High Gear
- High Grounds
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Dave "Blackie" Blackburn, a 48-year-old clay pigeon shooter from Stakeford, triumphed in style at the British Open Skeet Championship as he hit every one of the 100 targets to claim the prestigious High Gun trophy.
Correlations Between High Gun Ownership and Murder III.
7 and a large green 52-inch high gun safe with two firearms was stolen.
The school serves an area with high gun and knife crime.
The club is in an area of high unemployment, of high gun crime and high obesity levels.
comparing states having the highest rates of gun ownership with states having the lowest rates--Miller and Hemenway conclude in their NEJM article that high gun ownership goes hand-in-hand with high rates of firearm suicide and overall suicide.
[and] American states with homicide rates as low as Western Europe's have high gun ownership.