Would you favor universal background checks for all gun purchases in the U.S.?

U.S. public opinion on background checks for all gun purchases 2015 This statistic shows the opinion of Americans in October 2015 on whether or not they would favor a law which would require universal background checks for all gun purchases in the U.S. using a centralized database across all 50 states. In October 2015, 86 percent of the respondents stated that they would favor such a law.
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Favor86%
Oppose12%
No opinion2%
Share of respondents
Favor86%
Oppose12%
No opinion2%
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This statistic shows the opinion of Americans in October 2015 on whether or not they would favor a law which would require universal background checks for all gun purchases in the U.S. using a centralized database across all 50 states. In October 2015, 86 percent of the respondents stated that they would favor such a law.
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Release date
October 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 7-11, 2015
Number of respondents
1,015 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
The original question was posed as follows: "Would you favor or oppose a law which would require universal background checks for all gun purchases in the U.S. using a centralized database across all 50 states?"

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