Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled Second Amendment rights in Texas (October 2021)

Approval of how state leaders and the Legislature have handled Second Amendment rights in Texas (October 2021)

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Approve strongly31%
Approve somewhat15%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%
Disapprove somewhat9%
Disapprove strongly23%
Don’t know/No opinion7%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly4%20%57%
Approve somewhat5%16%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%25%8%
Disapprove somewhat13%12%5%
Disapprove strongly50%20%2%
Don’t know/No opinion9%8%5%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly2%3%5%
Approve somewhat4%7%5%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%38%12%
Disapprove somewhat15%11%13%
Disapprove strongly57%30%57%
Don’t know/No opinion7%10%8%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly55%47%63%
Approve somewhat21%29%21%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%9%7%
Disapprove somewhat9%5%2%
Disapprove strongly1%3%2%
Don’t know/No opinion3%8%6%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly4%16%56%
Approve somewhat4%12%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%29%9%
Disapprove somewhat14%11%4%
Disapprove strongly55%22%5%
Don’t know/No opinion11%10%4%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly3%5%4%
Approve somewhat13%1%1%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%20%6%
Disapprove somewhat24%8%13%
Disapprove strongly31%57%70%
Don’t know/No opinion16%10%6%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly44%53%64%
Approve somewhat27%29%16%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%6%9%
Disapprove somewhat8%4%1%
Disapprove strongly9%0%7%
Don’t know/No opinion1%7%2%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly41%9%19%
Approve somewhat16%12%12%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%21%24%
Disapprove somewhat8%12%11%
Disapprove strongly20%37%25%
Don’t know/No opinion5%10%9%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly36%28%
Approve somewhat17%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove13%16%
Disapprove somewhat10%8%
Disapprove strongly20%26%
Don’t know/No opinion5%9%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly20%33%44%
Approve somewhat10%16%20%
Neither approve nor disapprove20%11%17%
Disapprove somewhat9%11%4%
Disapprove strongly32%23%10%
Don’t know/No opinion10%6%5%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly18%25%35%44%
Approve somewhat1%18%17%18%
Neither approve nor disapprove22%17%10%15%
Disapprove somewhat15%9%8%5%
Disapprove strongly32%24%23%15%
Don’t know/No opinion12%8%6%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly20%25%34%48%32%27%
Approve somewhat6%18%11%13%15%19%
Neither approve nor disapprove34%17%19%12%10%10%
Disapprove somewhat0%9%12%5%7%10%
Disapprove strongly32%21%17%18%29%28%
Don’t know/No opinion8%9%8%4%7%6%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly43%27%22%23%
Approve somewhat18%16%6%12%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%24%17%9%
Disapprove somewhat5%10%18%6%
Disapprove strongly17%18%24%45%
Don’t know/No opinion6%6%12%6%

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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 strongly44%34%15%26%
Approve somewhat18%17%11%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%17%11%26%
Disapprove somewhat7%8%13%4%
Disapprove strongly14%18%43%16%
Don’t know/No opinion5%6%7%21%

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