Would the U.S. be Safer or Less Safe with More Guns (June 2022)

Would the U.S. be Safer or Less Safe with More Guns (June 2022)

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categoryTotal
More safe34%
Less safe43%
No impact on safety15%
Don't know/No opinion9%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More safe9%27%57%
Less safe77%35%16%
No impact on safety8%20%19%
Don't know/No opinion5%18%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More safe10%10%8%
Less safe74%70%83%
No impact on safety8%13%6%
Don't know/No opinion8%7%3%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More safe59%43%62%
Less safe14%27%12%
No impact on safety17%18%20%
Don't know/No opinion10%11%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More safe8%19%57%
Less safe82%48%15%
No impact on safety6%17%20%
Don't know/No opinion4%16%7%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More safe16%6%4%
Less safe73%81%90%
No impact on safety6%8%4%
Don't know/No opinion6%5%2%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More safe35%64%64%
Less safe25%13%12%
No impact on safety26%18%18%
Don't know/No opinion14%6%5%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More safe42%14%26%
Less safe37%62%46%
No impact on safety14%10%19%
Don't know/No opinion7%14%9%

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CategoryMaleFemale
More safe41%27%
Less safe38%47%
No impact on safety15%15%
Don't know/No opinion6%11%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More safe23%34%48%
Less safe52%45%23%
No impact on safety18%13%15%
Don't know/No opinion7%7%14%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
More safe31%28%36%38%
Less safe44%46%40%42%
No impact on safety14%15%15%16%
Don't know/No opinion11%11%9%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More safe43%33%35%39%29%36%
Less safe22%36%39%44%50%49%
No impact on safety29%21%15%6%15%12%
Don't know/No opinion7%11%11%12%6%4%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More safe47%33%22%17%
Less safe29%41%52%66%
No impact on safety14%19%16%11%
Don't know/No opinion10%7%10%7%

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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 safe48%38%16%20%
Less safe27%38%69%29%
No impact on safety17%16%11%25%
Don't know/No opinion8%9%5%26%

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