Pew Research Poll Database
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Political Survey, Aug, 2016
Do you think that gun ownership in this country does more to protect people from becoming victims of crime or does more to put people's safety at risk? [ Q.85 ]

58%
Protect people from becoming victims of crime

37%
Put people's safety at risk

4%
Don't know/Refused

Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Interviewing conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, August 9 - August 16, 2016 and based on 2,010 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 507 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1503 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 865 who had no landline telephone.