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Questions - First and Second Amendments - May 31 and June 5, 2022

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted May 31 and June 5, 2022
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you or anyone in your household own a gun?


2* (Answered by 500 Likely Voters) Which is more important: The First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech, or the Second Amendment, which guarantees the right to own firearms? Or are the First and Second amendments equally important?


3* What is the most important purpose of the Second Amendment, to ensure personal protection, or to guard against government tyranny?


4* In the wake of recent mass shootings, some have proposed banning certain types of weapons, including AR-15 rifles. Would such bans violate the Second Amendment?


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