Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (October 2019)

Background Checks on All Gun Purchases (October 2019)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support61%
Somewhat support20%
Somewhat oppose7%
Strongly oppose6%
Don't know/No opinion5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support84%52%44%
Somewhat support9%21%31%
Somewhat oppose2%9%11%
Strongly oppose1%9%10%
Don't know/No opinion4%9%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support80%83%87%
Somewhat support11%9%8%
Somewhat oppose3%0%1%
Strongly oppose2%0%1%
Don't know/No opinion3%7%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support39%50%44%
Somewhat support30%29%32%
Somewhat oppose15%11%9%
Strongly oppose10%1%12%
Don't know/No opinion6%9%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support84%64%46%
Somewhat support8%17%29%
Somewhat oppose2%6%10%
Strongly oppose3%3%10%
Don't know/No opinion2%10%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support84%83%86%
Somewhat support8%8%9%
Somewhat oppose4%2%1%
Strongly oppose1%5%2%
Don't know/No opinion3%2%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support56%42%46%
Somewhat support29%34%24%
Somewhat oppose8%10%12%
Strongly oppose3%8%15%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support56%77%66%
Somewhat support23%11%20%
Somewhat oppose9%3%3%
Strongly oppose8%2%3%
Don't know/No opinion4%7%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support56%66%
Somewhat support23%18%
Somewhat oppose9%5%
Strongly oppose10%3%
Don't know/No opinion2%8%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support70%60%50%
Somewhat support16%22%24%
Somewhat oppose4%7%11%
Strongly oppose4%6%11%
Don't know/No opinion6%5%4%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support60%64%61%61%
Somewhat support25%15%21%23%
Somewhat oppose6%6%8%6%
Strongly oppose2%7%7%7%
Don't know/No opinion6%9%3%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support59%64%61%65%57%63%
Somewhat support15%18%23%21%22%19%
Somewhat oppose2%9%5%5%9%4%
Strongly oppose9%5%7%5%6%8%
Don't know/No opinion16%4%4%4%6%5%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support61%60%66%61%
Somewhat support19%21%18%24%
Somewhat oppose8%7%8%2%
Strongly oppose6%6%3%8%
Don't know/No opinion5%6%4%5%

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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
Strongly support59%58%71%
Somewhat support21%23%18%
Somewhat oppose9%9%2%
Strongly oppose6%7%6%
Don't know/No opinion5%3%2%

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