Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (April 2021)

Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (April 2021)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support57%
Somewhat support17%
Somewhat oppose7%
Strongly oppose11%
Don’t know/No opinion7%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support83%44%38%
Somewhat support9%14%26%
Somewhat oppose2%5%13%
Strongly oppose2%13%18%
Don’t know/No opinion4%24%4%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support87%72%86%
Somewhat support7%19%5%
Somewhat oppose2%5%2%
Strongly oppose1%2%3%
Don’t know/No opinion4%3%4%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support32%52%38%
Somewhat support19%22%31%
Somewhat oppose19%12%11%
Strongly oppose25%11%17%
Don’t know/No opinion5%3%3%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support84%57%39%
Somewhat support7%15%26%
Somewhat oppose2%6%12%
Strongly oppose4%6%18%
Don’t know/No opinion4%16%6%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support79%90%80%
Somewhat support11%7%2%
Somewhat oppose1%1%4%
Strongly oppose2%1%9%
Don’t know/No opinion7%1%5%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support49%34%40%
Somewhat support19%33%20%
Somewhat oppose6%17%8%
Strongly oppose12%14%26%
Don’t know/No opinion14%3%5%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support52%66%64%
Somewhat support21%12%12%
Somewhat oppose9%5%6%
Strongly oppose14%7%5%
Don’t know/No opinion5%10%13%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support45%67%
Somewhat support22%14%
Somewhat oppose8%7%
Strongly oppose18%5%
Don’t know/No opinion7%8%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support67%54%52%
Somewhat support13%19%19%
Somewhat oppose7%8%6%
Strongly oppose7%12%15%
Don’t know/No opinion6%7%9%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support53%57%57%60%
Somewhat support15%17%16%22%
Somewhat oppose5%7%9%7%
Strongly oppose11%11%13%8%
Don’t know/No opinion16%8%5%3%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support53%54%58%57%58%57%
Somewhat support18%14%18%14%21%17%
Somewhat oppose0%8%7%4%9%8%
Strongly oppose14%11%10%12%8%18%
Don’t know/No opinion15%13%6%13%3%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support50%52%65%71%
Somewhat support22%18%12%10%
Somewhat oppose8%10%11%2%
Strongly oppose14%11%8%8%
Don’t know/No opinion6%10%4%10%

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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.
Strongly support51%50%74%51%
Somewhat support19%24%9%7%
Somewhat oppose9%8%4%11%
Strongly oppose14%13%8%2%
Don’t know/No opinion7%4%5%30%

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