Would U.S. Be Safer Or Less Safe with More Guns (October 2017)

Would U.S. Be Safer Or Less Safe with More Guns (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
Safer38%
Less safe41%
No impact14%
Don't know/no opinion7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Safer5%45%66%
Less safe75%31%13%
No impact14%15%14%
Don't know/no opinion6%10%7%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Safer3%7%5%
Less safe80%67%77%
No impact15%19%10%
Don't know/no opinion3%7%8%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Safer73%45%78%
Less safe8%26%7%
No impact16%18%10%
Don't know/no opinion4%11%5%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Safer6%23%65%
Less safe80%47%14%
No impact9%19%15%
Don't know/no opinion5%11%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Safer12%4%4%
Less safe67%83%86%
No impact15%8%5%
Don't know/no opinion6%5%5%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Safer46%62%82%
Less safe21%17%5%
No impact25%13%10%
Don't know/no opinion8%9%3%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Safer4%58%85%
Less safe76%16%8%
No impact14%19%4%
Don't know/no opinion6%7%3%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Safer49%8%26%
Less safe34%69%44%
No impact12%14%21%
Don't know/no opinion6%9%10%

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categoryMaleFemale
Safer48%29%
Less safe35%46%
No impact15%13%
Don't know/no opinion3%11%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Safer26%38%54%
Less safe55%39%25%
No impact11%17%13%
Don't know/no opinion8%6%9%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Safer25%35%41%45%
Less safe53%39%39%37%
No impact12%15%13%15%
Don't know/no opinion10%11%6%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Safer26%36%45%36%35%40%
Less safe29%38%33%45%48%46%
No impact34%17%13%15%11%10%
Don't know/no opinion11%9%9%3%6%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Safer45%39%32%20%
Less safe35%36%48%61%
No impact13%17%11%15%
Don't know/no opinion7%8%9%4%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Safer44%43%20%
Less safe33%36%62%
No impact14%15%13%
Don't know/no opinion9%6%4%

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