U.S. public opinion on a law that bans private handgun possession 1990-2018

Do you think there should or should not be a law that would ban the possession of handguns, except by the police and other authorized persons?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S. public opinion on a law that bans private handgun possession 1990-2018 This statistic shows the opinion of Americans on whether there should or should not be a law that would ban the possession of handguns, except by the police and other authorized persons. The survey was conducted from 1990 to 2018. In 1990, about 41 percent of surveyed Americans felt that there should be a law that would ban the private possession of handguns. In 2018, only 28 percent felt the same way.
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Do you think there should or should not be a law that would ban the possession of handguns, except by the police and other authorized persons?

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