Voters Say Orlando More About Terrorism Than Gun Control
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Most voters say the massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub this past weekend is more about terrorism than gun control, but most also agree that someone on a terrorist watch list should not be able to purchase a gun. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 14-15, 2016 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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