Should Gun Control Laws Be More or Less Strict (June 2018)

Should Gun Control Laws Be More or Less Strict (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
More strict51%
Less strict13%
Left as they are now31%
Don't know / No opinion5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict83%45%22%
Less strict5%11%20%
Left as they are now7%34%53%
Don't know / No opinion5%11%4%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict82%80%84%
Less strict7%3%5%
Left as they are now6%12%5%
Don't know / No opinion4%4%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict18%30%20%
Less strict27%15%20%
Left as they are now54%47%57%
Don't know / No opinion1%7%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict87%56%24%
Less strict5%7%21%
Left as they are now6%26%50%
Don't know / No opinion2%11%4%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict87%86%89%
Less strict1%6%8%
Left as they are now9%6%2%
Don't know / No opinion4%2%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict38%20%20%
Less strict14%22%24%
Left as they are now42%53%52%
Don't know / No opinion5%5%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
More strict84%31%12%
Less strict4%17%29%
Left as they are now7%49%56%
Don't know / No opinion4%4%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict42%73%60%
Less strict15%7%10%
Left as they are now39%9%24%
Don't know / No opinion4%10%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
More strict44%57%
Less strict18%8%
Left as they are now34%27%
Don't know / No opinion3%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict62%49%36%
Less strict9%14%16%
Left as they are now21%31%45%
Don't know / No opinion8%5%3%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
More strict52%58%49%44%
Less strict19%14%12%9%
Left as they are now18%20%35%44%
Don't know / No opinion10%8%4%3%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict50%48%46%52%53%63%
Less strict17%12%14%13%13%12%
Left as they are now21%35%33%31%29%25%
Don't know / No opinion13%6%7%4%5%1%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More strict46%49%49%66%
Less strict14%15%12%9%
Left as they are now33%31%36%19%
Don't know / No opinion6%5%3%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
More strict43%47%71%
Less strict18%13%8%
Left as they are now32%36%19%
Don't know / No opinion7%4%2%

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