Local Government Regulation of Guns (February 2015)

Local Government Regulation of Guns (February 2015)

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Strongly support26%
Somewhat support23%
Somewhat oppose17%
Strongly oppose28%
Don't know7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support44%18%13%
Somewhat support22%30%22%
Somewhat oppose10%10%24%
Strongly oppose15%29%38%
Don't know9%12%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support7%18%15%
Somewhat support18%24%23%
Somewhat oppose29%31%17%
Strongly oppose44%23%41%
Don't know2%3%3%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support49%40%44%
Somewhat support21%25%21%
Somewhat oppose6%14%9%
Strongly oppose17%10%18%
Don't know7%12%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support54%28%13%
Somewhat support18%27%22%
Somewhat oppose6%17%20%
Strongly oppose15%16%42%
Don't know7%12%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support15%10%17%
Somewhat support24%24%16%
Somewhat oppose21%24%15%
Strongly oppose38%40%46%
Don't know3%1%6%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support56%52%54%
Somewhat support20%22%6%
Somewhat oppose8%5%7%
Strongly oppose13%15%19%
Don't know3%6%15%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support46%18%7%
Somewhat support21%28%11%
Somewhat oppose9%25%23%
Strongly oppose16%26%57%
Don't know7%2%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support23%27%32%
Somewhat support22%24%23%
Somewhat oppose17%14%15%
Strongly oppose32%22%22%
Don't know5%13%8%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support24%28%
Somewhat support19%26%
Somewhat oppose16%17%
Strongly oppose38%20%
Don't know4%10%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support36%24%16%
Somewhat support22%22%25%
Somewhat oppose12%20%17%
Strongly oppose23%28%34%
Don't know7%6%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support24%27%27%25%
Somewhat support24%24%19%25%
Somewhat oppose25%14%16%14%
Strongly oppose17%24%33%31%
Don't know10%11%5%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support34%26%23%26%29%21%
Somewhat support23%22%23%26%20%25%
Somewhat oppose3%15%18%16%19%15%
Strongly oppose30%26%30%27%27%35%
Don't know9%10%6%5%4%4%

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