Would the US. Be Safer or Less Safe with More Guns (April 2021)

Would the US. Be Safer or Less Safe with More Guns (April 2021)

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categoryTotal
More safe34%
Less safe39%
No impact on safety16%
Don’t know/No opinion10%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More safe6%30%61%
Less safe74%27%13%
No impact on safety14%17%18%
Don’t know/No opinion5%26%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More safe4%6%7%
Less safe82%67%74%
No impact on safety10%17%15%
Don’t know/No opinion3%10%4%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More safe67%45%63%
Less safe9%24%11%
No impact on safety17%19%17%
Don’t know/No opinion7%12%8%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More safe6%20%60%
Less safe79%41%11%
No impact on safety9%23%17%
Don’t know/No opinion6%16%11%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More safe4%2%12%
Less safe74%87%75%
No impact on safety13%7%8%
Don’t know/No opinion8%4%5%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More safe41%64%64%
Less safe24%11%7%
No impact on safety17%16%19%
Don’t know/No opinion19%9%10%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More safe43%12%23%
Less safe35%54%43%
No impact on safety14%19%20%
Don’t know/No opinion9%16%13%

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CategoryMaleFemale
More safe43%27%
Less safe33%44%
No impact on safety18%14%
Don’t know/No opinion6%14%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More safe18%38%46%
Less safe59%34%27%
No impact on safety13%17%17%
Don’t know/No opinion10%11%10%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
More safe33%21%39%42%
Less safe39%49%34%36%
No impact on safety14%17%17%17%
Don’t know/No opinion14%13%10%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More safe28%33%39%37%31%33%
Less safe18%35%39%34%46%46%
No impact on safety33%17%13%17%15%19%
Don’t know/No opinion21%16%10%13%8%2%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More safe45%32%23%21%
Less safe25%38%53%61%
No impact on safety19%15%13%13%
Don’t know/No opinion11%14%11%5%

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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.
More safe46%39%18%25%
Less safe21%35%68%24%
No impact on safety19%16%11%21%
Don’t know/No opinion13%10%3%30%

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