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What do you think is more important--to protect the right of Americans to own guns, or to control gun ownership? (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Poll, Sep, 2018)


44%
Protect rights of Americans to own guns

52%
Control gun ownership

4%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, September 18 - September 24, 2018 and based on 1,754 telephone (landline only), telephone (cell only) interviews. Sample: National adult. [31115590.00075] (View Citation)

Topics: CRIME RIGHTS





If gun control laws were changed so that more comprehensive background checks were put in place for gun purchases, do you think those new laws would or would not prevent those with mental health problems from owning guns? (Source: CNN Poll, Feb, 2018)


59%
Would prevent those with mental health problems from owning guns

36%
Would not prevent those with mental health problems from owning guns

5%
No opinion

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Survey by Cable News Network. Methodology: Conducted by Social Science Research Solutions, February 20 - February 23, 2018 and based on 1,016 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. Interviews were conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones. The sample includes 30% landline and 70% cell phone respondents. [USSSRS.022518CNN.R22] (View Citation)

Topics: CRIME HEALTH





Then, of course, there are the issues. Do you favor or oppose...The mandatory registration of hand guns? (Source: Time/Yankelovich, Skelly & White Poll, Aug, 1980)


58%
Favor

37%
Oppose

4%
Not sure

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Survey by Time. Methodology: Conducted by Yankelovich, Skelly & White, August 26 - August 28, 1980 and based on 1,644 telephone interviews. Sample: Registered voters. [USYANK.808604.Q11AH] (View Citation)

Topics: CRIME REGULATION

Dataset: USYANK1980-8604







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