Strictness of Gun Control Laws (February 2013)

Strictness of Gun Control Laws (February 2013)

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categorycolumn-1
More strict44%
Less strict16%
Left as they are now36%
Don't know/No opinion4%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict80%39%14%
Less strict3%22%26%
Left as they are now12%35%58%
Don't know/No opinion6%4%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict10%21%13%
Less strict34%20%24%
Left as they are now55%49%63%
Don't know/No opinion1%10%0%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict84%62%84%
Less strict1%7%2%
Left as they are now13%22%8%
Don't know/No opinion1%9%6%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict83%55%20%
Less strict4%9%26%
Left as they are now11%27%52%
Don't know/No opinion2%9%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict36%15%14%
Less strict14%24%36%
Left as they are now45%59%49%
Don't know/No opinion5%2%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict78%88%83%
Less strict4%5%5%
Left as they are now17%4%11%
Don't know/No opinion1%3%1%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
More strict84%23%6%
Less strict3%18%40%
Left as they are now10%55%54%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict34%81%54%
Less strict19%4%12%
Left as they are now44%8%28%
Don't know/No opinion3%6%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
More strict40%48%
Less strict24%10%
Left as they are now35%37%
Don't know/No opinion2%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict56%41%34%
Less strict11%17%22%
Left as they are now29%38%40%
Don't know/No opinion3%4%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict58%42%43%45%41%54%
Less strict14%15%19%14%17%13%
Left as they are now24%39%33%40%39%29%
Don't know/No opinion4%5%5%0%3%4%

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