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Questions - Gun Control - January 6-7, 2012

Americans Strongly Support Tougher Requirements for Gun Owners
74% Think Americans Have Constitutional Right To Own A Gun
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 6-7, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Does the U.S. Constitution guarantee the right of an average citizen to own a gun?

 

2* Should laws regarding the ownership of guns be the responsibility of the federal government, state governments or local governments?

 

3* Should a strict background check be required for anyone to buy a gun?

 

4* If someone wants to buy a gun, should there be a three-day waiting period before they are allowed to get the gun?

 

5* If someone wants to buy a gun, should they be required to take a gun safety course first?

 

6* Suppose someone commits a crime using a gun. Should they receive a longer prison sentence than if they had committed the same crime without using a gun?

 

7* Is having a gun in your home morally wrong most of the time or morally acceptable most of the time

 

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