Questions - Background Checks for Gun Purchasers - March 30-31, 2013
44% Think Government Effort to Confiscate All Guns Likely
51% Think Background Checks for Gun Buyers Will Not Reduce Violent Crime
41% Think Federal Government Should Keep A List of All Gun Owners
National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 30-31, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Should a strict background check be required for anyone to
buy a gun in the United States?
strict background checks of all potential gun buyers increase violent crime,
decrease violent crime or have no impact on violent crime?
government background checks are implemented, who should be prevented from
buying a gun? Should be it just convicted felons and those with serious mental
health issues, or should more people be prevented from buying a gun?
4* Should the federal government maintain a data base with the
name and address of all gun owners in the country?
5* Over the
next generation or so, how likely is it that the government will try to
confiscate all privately owned guns?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence