National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 19-20, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about gun control?
2* Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?
3* In terms of how you will vote in the next congressional election, how important is the issue of gun control?
4* Should a strict background check be required for anyone to buy a gun in the United States
5* How effective will increased background checks be in keeping guns out of the hands of violent criminals - very effective, somewhat effective, not very effective, not at all effective?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence