Poll: Gun Rights More Important Than Gun Control
A Pew Research Center survey released August 26 shows majority support for protecting the right to gun ownership versus passing more laws to control who can own a gun.
According to Pew, 52% of the public want to “protect the right of Americans to own guns” while 46% support passing more laws “to control gun ownership.” The gap between the two positions was even larger when the question was posed to Donald Trump supporters, who chose gun ownership instead of controlling gun ownership roughly “nine-to-one.” On the other hand, when Clinton supporters were asked the question they responded in favor of more gun control by a “more than four-to-one” margin.
Viewed head-to-head it means “79% of Clinton supporters” believe gun control most important while only “9% of Trump supporters” do. – READ MORE