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Jennifer Rubin: Americans reaffirm their passion for freedom

Pew has an interesting poll out: Currently, 49% of Americans say it is more important to protect the rights of Americans to own guns, while 45% say it is more important to control gun ownership. Opinion has been divided since early 2009, shortly after Barack Obama’s election. From 1993 through 2008, majorities had said it was more important to control gun ownership than to protect gun rights.
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How Popular Is Gun Control?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

Blumenthal reviews polling on it. Two important points: First, while support for stricter gun laws has declined in the polls across several measures, Americans remain roughly evenly divided on the issue. The Pew Research Center foun... Read Post

Rethinking "Gun Control"

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (yesterday)

You may have read or heard about a new Pew Research report showing that for the first time, a majority of Americans prioritize gun rights over gun control. It would be hard to miss; the report has been getting a lot of attention. Th... Read Post

Poll: Gun Control More Favored By Americans Than Second Amendment

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (2 years ago)

Pew: Forty-nine percent of those polled said it’s more important to control gun ownership, compared to 42 percent who say it’s more important to protect Americans’ rights to own guns, according to a Pew Research Center Poll. The Pew... Read Post


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