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