Support for Mental Health Background Checks for All Gun Purchases (February 2013)

Support for Mental Health Background Checks for All Gun Purchases (February 2013)

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Strongly support61%
Somewhat support17%
Somewhat oppose9%
Strongly oppose8%
Don't know3%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support83%58%43%
Somewhat support11%11%24%
Somewhat oppose2%16%14%
Strongly oppose1%10%14%
Don't know2%4%4%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support34%44%47%
Somewhat support28%30%21%
Somewhat oppose19%10%13%
Strongly oppose17%12%14%
Don't know3%4%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support82%78%84%
Somewhat support12%13%10%
Somewhat oppose1%4%3%
Strongly oppose5%0%0%
Don't know0%3%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support85%75%43%
Somewhat support9%10%25%
Somewhat oppose3%7%14%
Strongly oppose1%3%15%
Don't know2%4%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support50%48%32%
Somewhat support30%23%24%
Somewhat oppose10%16%13%
Strongly oppose7%10%26%
Don't know3%3%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support81%87%88%
Somewhat support16%5%5%
Somewhat oppose3%6%1%
Strongly oppose0%0%4%
Don't know0%2%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support84%60%28%
Somewhat support10%18%25%
Somewhat oppose3%11%17%
Strongly oppose1%8%25%
Don't know1%2%5%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support54%78%76%
Somewhat support20%12%14%
Somewhat oppose11%3%6%
Strongly oppose11%3%2%
Don't know4%4%2%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support53%68%
Somewhat support20%15%
Somewhat oppose11%8%
Strongly oppose14%4%
Don't know1%5%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support70%60%53%
Somewhat support15%17%20%
Somewhat oppose4%12%12%
Strongly oppose7%8%11%
Don't know4%3%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support76%60%63%63%57%60%
Somewhat support8%20%15%18%16%21%
Somewhat oppose4%9%10%7%12%10%
Strongly oppose13%5%8%13%12%7%
Don't know0%5%4%0%3%2%

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