Support for banning assault-style weapons in the U.S. in 2018

Do you support or oppose banning assault-style weapons?

Support for banning assault-style weapons in the U.S. in 2018 This statistic shows the distribution of public opinion on banning assault-style weapons in the United States. As of February 2018, about 38 percent of all registered voters, identifying themselves as Republican, strongly supported banning assault-style weapons.
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Do you support or oppose banning assault-style weapons?

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Strongly supportSomewhat supportSomewhat opposeStrongly opposeDo not know/no opinion
All registered voters54%14%10%15%7%
Democrats78%9%6%3%4%
Republicans38%15%17%23%12%
Strongly supportSomewhat supportSomewhat opposeStrongly opposeDo not know/no opinion
All registered voters54%14%10%15%7%
Democrats78%9%6%3%4%
Republicans38%15%17%23%12%
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This statistic shows the distribution of public opinion on banning assault-style weapons in the United States. As of February 2018, about 38 percent of all registered voters, identifying themselves as Republican, strongly supported banning assault-style weapons.
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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
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