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Questions - Gun Control - August 4-5, 2013

46% Favor Stricter Gun Control Laws, 46% Disagree
62% Would Feel Safer If Their Child Attended A School With An Armed Guard
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted August 4-5, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?

2* Will stricter gun control laws increase violent crime, decrease violent crime or have no impact on violent crime?

3* Does the United States need stricter enforcement of existing gun control laws?

4* Would posting an armed security guard in every school make schools more safe or less safe?

5* Who should determine whether armed security guards should be placed in school—the federal government, state governments or local governments?

6* Would you feel safer if your child attended a school where no adults were allowed to own a gun or a school with an armed security guard?

7* Do you live in a city, a suburb, or a rural area?

8* Do you or anyone in your household own a gun?

9* Do you have any children of elementary or secondary school age?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence