Support for protecting or limiting gun ownership rights U.S. 2019

This statistic shows the distribution of public opinion on the importance of protecting or limiting gun ownership rights in the United States, by respondent's political identification. As of August 2019, about 73 percent of all registered voters identifying as Republican thought it was more important to protect the right of Americans to own guns.

Do you think it's more important to protect or to limit gun ownership rights?

All registered votersDemocratsRepublicans
More important to protect the right to own guns43%17%73%
More important to limit gun ownership47%75%20%
Does not know/no opinion11%9%7%
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 9 to 11, 2019

Number of respondents

1,993 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

registered voters

Method of interview

Online interview

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