Opinion of Americans on gun control in 2014, by generation

Do you think it's more important to control gun ownership than protect the right of Americans to own guns?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 7, 2014
Opinion of Americans on gun control in 2014, by generation The statistic above represents the opinion of Americans on gun control in the United States. In 2014, 51 percent of Silents stated that controlling gun ownership is more important than controlling gun rights.
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Do you think it's more important to control gun ownership than protect the right of Americans to own guns?

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Share of respondents who felt gun control was the more important issue
Millennials (born 1981-1996)49%
Gen X (born 1965-1980)48%
Boomer (born 1928-1945)44%
Silent (born 1928-1945)51%
Share of respondents who felt gun control was the more important issue
Millennials (born 1981-1996)49%
Gen X (born 1965-1980)48%
Boomer (born 1928-1945)44%
Silent (born 1928-1945)51%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 7, 2014
The statistic above represents the opinion of Americans on gun control in the United States. In 2014, 51 percent of Silents stated that controlling gun ownership is more important than controlling gun rights.
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