Friday, April 20, 2007
Support for stricter gun control laws has increased following the tragedy at Virginia Tech. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 45% of American adults now say the country needs stricter gun control laws while 37% disagree. The last time Rasmussen Reports asked that question, following Dick Cheney’s hunting accident, just 39% said stricter gun control laws were needed while 52% were opposed. Thirty-seven percent (37%) of men and 52% of women now say that stricter laws are needed. Support for stricter laws is higher among Americans over 50 than it is among younger adults.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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