Most Americans Oppose Stricter Gun Control Laws

Finally a national poll that asks people if gun control might increase violent crime. On the negative side, people think by a more than two-to-one ratio that gun control is more likely to reduce than increase crime, but at least the poll allows those 16 percent to state that they think crime increases.

Polling Data

Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?

May 30

Yes 43%

No 49%

Will stricter gun control laws increase or reduce violent crime?

Increase 16%

Reduce 37%

No impact 40%

Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted on May 29 and May 30, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.



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