Would U.S. Be Safer or Less Safe With More Guns (June 2018)

Would U.S. Be Safer or Less Safe With More Guns (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
More safe37%
Less safe39%
No impact on safety15%
Don't know/No opinion9%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More safe11%27%64%
Less safe73%31%10%
No impact on safety11%30%17%
Don't know/No opinion6%11%9%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More safe13%8%10%
Less safe71%69%76%
No impact on safety8%15%10%
Don't know/No opinion8%8%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More safe72%47%70%
Less safe6%18%7%
No impact on safety20%19%15%
Don't know/No opinion2%16%9%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More safe8%20%66%
Less safe77%44%11%
No impact on safety11%21%15%
Don't know/No opinion4%15%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More safe8%9%7%
Less safe69%77%83%
No impact on safety17%9%8%
Don't know/No opinion7%4%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More safe55%66%72%
Less safe16%12%6%
No impact on safety16%15%14%
Don't know/No opinion13%6%7%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
More safe9%61%70%
Less safe74%12%12%
No impact on safety11%18%13%
Don't know/No opinion6%9%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More safe44%13%32%
Less safe34%64%39%
No impact on safety15%15%18%
Don't know/No opinion7%9%11%

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categoryMaleFemale
More safe46%29%
Less safe36%42%
No impact on safety13%17%
Don't know/No opinion5%12%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More safe26%39%49%
Less safe50%37%26%
No impact on safety15%16%16%
Don't know/No opinion9%8%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
More safe36%30%40%42%
Less safe40%47%35%36%
No impact on safety13%13%17%17%
Don't know/No opinion11%10%8%5%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More safe20%39%43%37%37%28%
Less safe36%34%36%38%42%54%
No impact on safety24%18%10%18%15%15%
Don't know/No opinion19%9%11%6%6%3%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More safe47%36%29%20%
Less safe30%38%44%60%
No impact on safety14%16%20%13%
Don't know/No opinion9%10%7%7%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
More safe49%40%19%
Less safe28%35%64%
No impact on safety15%17%12%
Don't know/No opinion8%8%5%

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