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Questions - Gun Control - February 7-8, 2013

59% Still Think Tougher Gun Control Laws Likely
22% See More Gun Control As Best Curb to Mass Murders
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 7-8, 2013

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?

2* Will stricter gun control laws increase violent crime, decrease violent crime or have no impact on violent crime?

3* How would you rate the Obama administration’s response to the elementary school shooting in Connecticut in December?

4* How likely is it that Congress and the president will create tougher gun control laws?

5* Should there be a ban on the purchase of semi-automatic and assault type weapons?

6* Would posting an armed security guard in every school make schools more safe or less safe?

7* What will do the most to reduce the number of mass murders like the school shootings in Connecticut — stricter gun control laws, more action to treat mental health issues, or limits on violent movies and video games?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence