Support or Oppose: Allowing legal gun owners over the age of 21 to carry handguns in most public places in Texas without a license or training (October 2021)

Support or Oppose: Allowing legal gun owners over the age of 21 to carry handguns in most public places in Texas without a license or training (October 2021)

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Strongly support19%
Somewhat support19%
Somewhat oppose13%
Strongly oppose42%
Don’t know/No opinion7%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support5%23%30%
Somewhat support6%14%32%
Somewhat oppose11%12%15%
Strongly oppose75%37%15%
Don’t know/No opinion3%15%8%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support1%1%9%
Somewhat support2%15%2%
Somewhat oppose12%21%6%
Strongly oppose82%61%80%
Don’t know/No opinion3%2%3%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support32%20%33%
Somewhat support34%31%31%
Somewhat oppose15%17%14%
Strongly oppose8%25%15%
Don’t know/No opinion10%6%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support2%17%30%
Somewhat support7%11%31%
Somewhat oppose12%12%14%
Strongly oppose79%50%15%
Don’t know/No opinion1%10%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support2%1%3%
Somewhat support10%7%4%
Somewhat oppose17%10%11%
Strongly oppose71%82%81%
Don’t know/No opinion0%1%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support22%20%42%
Somewhat support29%38%26%
Somewhat oppose16%16%13%
Strongly oppose28%15%10%
Don’t know/No opinion6%11%9%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support23%12%10%
Somewhat support23%4%20%
Somewhat oppose14%14%11%
Strongly oppose36%62%45%
Don’t know/No opinion4%7%14%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support25%13%
Somewhat support21%18%
Somewhat oppose13%13%
Strongly oppose36%47%
Don’t know/No opinion5%9%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support16%16%30%
Somewhat support16%20%24%
Somewhat oppose11%16%10%
Strongly oppose50%42%29%
Don’t know/No opinion8%6%7%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support9%18%21%24%
Somewhat support19%17%21%19%
Somewhat oppose11%15%11%16%
Strongly oppose50%40%42%37%
Don’t know/No opinion11%10%5%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support8%22%18%25%15%20%
Somewhat support28%15%23%21%21%15%
Somewhat oppose4%13%12%16%14%13%
Strongly oppose60%41%38%34%44%46%
Don’t know/No opinion0%9%9%4%6%5%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support28%15%7%16%
Somewhat support21%22%24%8%
Somewhat oppose12%14%17%13%
Strongly oppose31%39%50%63%
Don’t know/No opinion9%10%2%1%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support32%17%8%15%
Somewhat support26%21%11%13%
Somewhat oppose8%16%15%9%
Strongly oppose28%37%63%45%
Don’t know/No opinion7%8%2%17%

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