Gun Owners Oppose Federal Tracking, Fear Confiscation
Most gun owners don’t want the U.S. government compiling information on Americans who own firearms, and believe this could lead to all weapons being confiscated.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters think the federal government should keep track of who owns guns in the United States, while an equal number (44%) disagree and 12% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on November 14-15, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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