Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled gun violence in Texas (October 2021)

Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled gun violence in Texas (October 2021)

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Approve strongly18%
Approve somewhat17%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%
Disapprove somewhat9%
Disapprove strongly32%
Don’t know/No opinion7%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly4%9%31%
Approve somewhat3%12%31%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%28%20%
Disapprove somewhat13%11%5%
Disapprove strongly66%25%5%
Don’t know/No opinion5%15%7%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly0%3%6%
Approve somewhat2%7%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove5%15%6%
Disapprove somewhat8%20%11%
Disapprove strongly79%49%70%
Don’t know/No opinion5%6%5%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly27%20%38%
Approve somewhat32%34%29%
Neither approve nor disapprove28%18%17%
Disapprove somewhat4%9%4%
Disapprove strongly4%8%5%
Don’t know/No opinion5%10%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly4%7%32%
Approve somewhat4%8%30%
Neither approve nor disapprove7%22%20%
Disapprove somewhat8%18%5%
Disapprove strongly71%34%7%
Don’t know/No opinion6%11%6%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly2%5%3%
Approve somewhat8%3%1%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%6%4%
Disapprove somewhat11%8%6%
Disapprove strongly50%75%84%
Don’t know/No opinion17%3%2%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly17%25%44%
Approve somewhat38%36%22%
Neither approve nor disapprove23%19%19%
Disapprove somewhat9%6%2%
Disapprove strongly9%4%8%
Don’t know/No opinion5%9%4%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly21%9%11%
Approve somewhat22%6%12%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%18%22%
Disapprove somewhat8%14%9%
Disapprove strongly26%46%41%
Don’t know/No opinion9%6%4%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly20%16%
Approve somewhat21%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%18%
Disapprove somewhat9%9%
Disapprove strongly29%35%
Don’t know/No opinion6%8%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly11%19%26%
Approve somewhat15%17%20%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%15%21%
Disapprove somewhat11%8%9%
Disapprove strongly42%33%17%
Don’t know/No opinion5%9%7%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly8%15%22%22%
Approve somewhat6%16%20%24%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%19%15%19%
Disapprove somewhat9%10%9%7%
Disapprove strongly49%32%30%22%
Don’t know/No opinion15%8%5%6%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly11%10%21%28%19%18%
Approve somewhat14%20%15%19%15%17%
Neither approve nor disapprove30%18%17%15%14%16%
Disapprove somewhat0%11%9%11%8%5%
Disapprove strongly43%32%31%22%34%37%
Don’t know/No opinion2%7%7%5%9%7%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly30%11%10%10%
Approve somewhat19%18%14%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%22%8%15%
Disapprove somewhat6%13%13%6%
Disapprove strongly22%29%37%52%
Don’t know/No opinion7%7%17%3%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Approve strongly29%17%7%13%
Approve somewhat22%19%11%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%18%12%32%
Disapprove somewhat6%11%8%6%
Disapprove strongly23%26%55%20%
Don’t know/No opinion4%8%7%18%

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