Saturday, August 11, 2012
Despite last month’s horrendous theater shooting incident in Colorado, most voters in the state don’t see a need for tougher anti-gun laws but do believe the suspected shooter should be executed if he’s convicted.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Colorado Voters finds that 41% think the United States needs stricter gun control laws. But 53% disagree and see no need for stricter anti-gun laws. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 500 Likely Voters in Colorado was conducted on August 6, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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