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Gun Owners, Non-Owners - Two Americas?

41% Think 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Improve Public Safety

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Survey of 1,000 American Adults
Conducted February 17-18, 2014  by Rasmussen Reports
  Total Gender Age <40> Party Married Children at Home Income Investor Employment Obama Approval Who do you trust more to determine the guilt or innocence of someone accused of criminal behavior? Have you ever been summoned for jury duty? Serving on a jury is: Does the United States have the best system of justice in the world? Does your state have a "stand your ground" law? Favor/Oppose having a "stand your ground" law in your state? "Stand your ground" laws: Do you or anyone in your household own a gun?
Adults Men Women 18-39 40-64 65+ < Men Men 40+ < Wom Wom 40+ Republican Democrat Other Married Non Married Yes No Under $30K $30K-$50K $50K-$100K $100K-$200K $200K+ Not sure Yes No Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Strongly approve Somewhat approve Somewhat disapprove Strongly disapprove Not sure Judge Jury Not sure Yes No Not sure Not sure One of the responsibilities required of an American citizen Just a hassle Not sure Yes No Not sure Not sure Yes No Not sure Not sure Favor Oppose Not sure Improve public safety Undermine public safety Have no real impact Not sure Yes No Not sure Not sure
Do you or anyone in your household own a gun? Yes 39% 47% 32% 38% 40% 41% 44% 47% 35% 31% 49% 26% 44% 45% 31% 41% 38% 27% 41% 47% 41% 47% 22% 46% 33% 51% 33% 42% 40% 29% 32% 24% 44% 52% 22% 33% 45% 28% 42% 35% 12% 0% 41% 24% 37% 43% 40% 32% 0% 60% 41% 30% 0% 54% 29% 25% 55% 28% 33% 28% 100% 0% 0% 0%
No 54% 45% 62% 61% 50% 48% 56% 42% 64% 61% 41% 69% 48% 48% 62% 53% 54% 64% 48% 50% 55% 47% 63% 46% 61% 45% 48% 54% 49% 68% 65% 73% 47% 37% 73% 65% 46% 63% 50% 62% 69% 0% 52% 69% 58% 49% 53% 61% 0% 30% 50% 65% 0% 36% 69% 68% 35% 69% 59% 66% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Not sure 7% 9% 6% 1% 11% 10% 0% 10% 1% 7% 10% 5% 7% 7% 7% 6% 8% 8% 11% 4% 5% 6% 15% 8% 6% 4% 18% 4% 10% 3% 3% 3% 9% 11% 6% 2% 9% 9% 8% 4% 20% 0% 7% 7% 4% 8% 7% 7% 0% 9% 9% 5% 0% 11% 3% 7% 11% 3% 8% 6% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Not sure 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Survey Demographics
  Total
Adults
Gender Men 49%
Women 51%
  Total
Adults
Age 18-39 38%
40-64 43%
65+ 19%
  Total
Adults
Race White 66%
Black 11%
Other 23%
  Total
Adults
Party Republican 27%
Democrat 35%
Other 38%