Comprehensive Background Check Support (June 2013)

Comprehensive Background Check Support (June 2013)

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Strongly support57%
Somewhat support17%
Somewhat oppose10%
Strongly oppose14%
Don't know3%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support83%58%33%
Somewhat support12%12%22%
Somewhat oppose1%9%19%
Strongly oppose3%13%24%
Don't know2%8%2%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support25%46%32%
Somewhat support11%19%28%
Somewhat oppose24%20%16%
Strongly oppose39%15%21%
Don't know2%0%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support85%73%88%
Somewhat support9%22%7%
Somewhat oppose2%1%0%
Strongly oppose2%1%4%
Don't know2%3%1%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support86%67%35%
Somewhat support9%15%21%
Somewhat oppose1%6%16%
Strongly oppose4%6%25%
Don't know0%5%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support46%28%34%
Somewhat support20%27%16%
Somewhat oppose17%16%16%
Strongly oppose12%28%31%
Don't know4%1%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support83%86%91%
Somewhat support13%8%4%
Somewhat oppose1%1%0%
Strongly oppose2%5%4%
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support84%46%19%
Somewhat support11%29%17%
Somewhat oppose1%13%21%
Strongly oppose3%11%41%
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support48%72%78%
Somewhat support19%12%9%
Somewhat oppose12%5%5%
Strongly oppose18%8%5%
Don't know2%4%3%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support50%62%
Somewhat support17%16%
Somewhat oppose10%9%
Strongly oppose20%10%
Don't know3%3%

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Strongly support66%57%46%
Somewhat support16%15%21%
Somewhat oppose6%12%11%
Strongly oppose10%15%19%
Don't know3%2%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support66%60%55%50%55%55%
Somewhat support18%17%18%16%13%18%
Somewhat oppose12%7%9%16%9%10%
Strongly oppose0%13%15%14%21%16%
Don't know4%3%2%4%2%1%

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