Nationwide Ban on Semi-Automatic Weapons (February 2013)

Nationwide Ban on Semi-Automatic Weapons (February 2013)

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Favor ban40%
Oppose ban49%
Don't know/No opinion11%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Favor ban72%36%12%
Oppose ban17%49%78%
Don't know/No opinion11%14%9%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Favor ban6%25%10%
Oppose ban84%68%80%
Don't know/No opinion10%7%10%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Favor ban64%67%77%
Oppose ban25%22%11%
Don't know/No opinion11%10%12%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Favor ban76%50%17%
Oppose ban17%30%75%
Don't know/No opinion7%19%8%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Favor ban31%15%9%
Oppose ban52%78%88%
Don't know/No opinion17%7%3%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Favor ban73%77%78%
Oppose ban23%15%11%
Don't know/No opinion3%8%11%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Favor ban74%20%6%
Oppose ban17%67%92%
Don't know/No opinion9%12%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Favor ban33%67%47%
Oppose ban58%18%38%
Don't know/No opinion9%16%15%

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categoryMaleFemale
Favor ban34%45%
Oppose ban59%41%
Don't know/No opinion7%14%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Favor ban50%39%27%
Oppose ban39%52%58%
Don't know/No opinion11%9%15%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Favor ban44%40%37%38%36%54%
Oppose ban33%47%52%54%54%41%
Don't know/No opinion23%13%10%8%9%5%

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