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June 22, 2008

Voters Split on Need for Stricter Gun Control Laws, but Oppose City Handgun Ban

American voters are evenly divided on the need for stricter gun control laws but don’t think city government should have the right to prevent citizens from owning handguns in their city. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 44% say stricter gun control laws while another 44% disagree and 12% are not sure. Most African-American and Hispanic voters believe stricter gun control laws are needed while a plurality (47%) of White voters disagree.

December 18, 2007

Public Remains Divided on Gun Control

In the aftermath of two separate shooting incidents in Arvada and Colorado Springs, Colorado, Americans remain evenly divided as to whether or not stricter gun control laws are needed.

June 6, 2007

Opposition to Stricter Gun Control Rebounds Following Virginia Tech Tragedy

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 43% now believe stricter gun control laws are needed.

April 20, 2007

Following Virginia Tech Shooting, 45% Say U.S. Needs Stricter Gun Control Laws

Support for stricter gun control laws has increased following the tragedy at Virginia Tech.