Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (February 2020)

Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (February 2020)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support61%
Somewhat support18%
Somewhat oppose8%
Strongly oppose7%
Don't know/No opinion6%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support83%56%41%
Somewhat support8%17%27%
Somewhat oppose3%5%13%
Strongly oppose1%10%13%
Don't know/No opinion4%12%5%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support81%82%84%
Somewhat support10%12%6%
Somewhat oppose6%2%2%
Strongly oppose1%1%1%
Don't know/No opinion2%3%6%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support33%44%44%
Somewhat support33%26%25%
Somewhat oppose12%14%14%
Strongly oppose17%7%13%
Don't know/No opinion5%9%4%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support86%66%41%
Somewhat support7%17%27%
Somewhat oppose4%2%14%
Strongly oppose1%4%14%
Don't know/No opinion3%11%5%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support74%93%85%
Somewhat support16%3%4%
Somewhat oppose7%0%8%
Strongly oppose1%1%0%
Don't know/No opinion2%3%3%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support50%34%42%
Somewhat support24%36%20%
Somewhat oppose16%12%15%
Strongly oppose5%14%17%
Don't know/No opinion4%4%5%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support58%72%63%
Somewhat support21%8%16%
Somewhat oppose9%7%5%
Strongly oppose10%0%5%
Don't know/No opinion2%12%11%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support53%67%
Somewhat support20%16%
Somewhat oppose11%6%
Strongly oppose12%4%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support65%63%49%
Somewhat support17%18%20%
Somewhat oppose5%9%10%
Strongly oppose4%6%16%
Don't know/No opinion8%5%5%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support58%64%60%60%
Somewhat support18%18%16%23%
Somewhat oppose9%4%9%10%
Strongly oppose5%7%9%7%
Don't know/No opinion10%7%6%1%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support60%58%61%70%58%66%
Somewhat support9%21%15%16%23%10%
Somewhat oppose10%6%10%3%8%13%
Strongly oppose3%5%8%10%10%8%
Don't know/No opinion19%10%6%2%2%3%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support60%51%67%70%
Somewhat support18%24%13%14%
Somewhat oppose8%10%9%5%
Strongly oppose7%8%5%9%
Don't know/No opinion6%8%6%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.
Strongly support57%56%75%53%
Somewhat support18%26%10%12%
Somewhat oppose10%8%6%5%
Strongly oppose9%7%7%7%
Don't know/No opinion7%3%2%23%

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