Do you support or oppose stricter gun control laws in the United States?

Support for stricter gun control laws in the U.S. 2018 This statistic shows the public opinion on introducing stricter gun control laws in the United States. As of February 2018, about 27 percent of all registered voters, identifying themselves as Republican, strongly supported stricter firearm legislation.
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All registered voters46%22%11%15%7%
Democrats72%17%3%4%4%
Republicans27%26%18%24%5%
Strongly supportSomewhat supportSomewhat opposeStrongly opposeDo not know/no opinion
All registered voters46%22%11%15%7%
Democrats72%17%3%4%4%
Republicans27%26%18%24%5%
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This statistic shows the public opinion on introducing stricter gun control laws in the United States. As of February 2018, about 27 percent of all registered voters, identifying themselves as Republican, strongly supported stricter firearm legislation.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 22-26, 2018
Number of respondents
1,992 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Registered voters
Method of interview
Online interview
Supplementary notes
Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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