Should Gun Laws Be More or Less Strict (October 2019)

Should Gun Laws Be More or Less Strict (October 2019)

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categoryTotal
More strict51%
Less strict13%
Left as they are now28%
Don't know/No opinion8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict81%45%24%
Less strict2%10%24%
Left as they are now11%33%43%
Don't know/No opinion6%12%9%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict80%72%86%
Less strict2%2%2%
Left as they are now10%19%7%
Don't know/No opinion7%7%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict20%36%21%
Less strict32%12%24%
Left as they are now37%41%46%
Don't know/No opinion10%11%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict86%53%30%
Less strict3%6%23%
Left as they are now7%28%39%
Don't know/No opinion4%13%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict85%87%85%
Less strict0%4%6%
Left as they are now12%5%4%
Don't know/No opinion3%5%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict44%24%28%
Less strict18%20%28%
Left as they are now28%44%40%
Don't know/No opinion10%12%4%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict43%73%56%
Less strict16%4%10%
Left as they are now35%10%23%
Don't know/No opinion6%14%11%

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categoryMaleFemale
More strict43%57%
Less strict19%8%
Left as they are now32%24%
Don't know/No opinion6%11%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict62%51%32%
Less strict10%12%22%
Left as they are now21%28%39%
Don't know/No opinion8%9%7%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
More strict60%54%48%42%
Less strict11%12%15%14%
Left as they are now21%21%31%37%
Don't know/No opinion7%13%6%7%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict36%45%49%61%53%57%
Less strict19%13%12%10%13%19%
Left as they are now26%32%31%23%26%19%
Don't know/No opinion19%10%7%5%8%5%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More strict46%50%51%64%
Less strict14%12%10%14%
Left as they are now30%28%32%18%
Don't know/No opinion10%10%7%4%

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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 strict44%47%69%
Less strict15%14%12%
Left as they are now32%34%17%
Don't know/No opinion9%6%3%

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