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Private Gun Ownership on the Rise (Infographic)

The total number of background checks for guns have doubled since 2000.
The total number of background checks for guns have doubled since 2000. (Image credit: Ross Toro, LiveScience Contributor)
Ross Toro
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.