Survey: Majority of Americans Not Interested in Gun Control for 2016Posted: June 30, 2015
AWR Hawkins writes:
…According to Suffolk University, in addition to not wanting to hear about gun control in 2016, a majority of Americans do not believe increasing gun control via expanded background checks will curb mass violence. Fifty-six percent of respondents said it would not, while only 40 percent of respondents said it would.
This makes sense, when you consider that Roof allegedly purchased his gun via a background check at a Charleston gun store.
This poll comes nearly seven months after a PEW Research Poll showed that American attitudes toward gun control had shifted to a place where the majority of Americans wanted protection of gun rights rather than passage of more gun control. Released on December 10, the PEW Poll showed that 52 percent of Americans were concerned with protecting gun rights while 46 percent were concerned with passing more gun control.
It is interesting to note…(read more)
- Charleston Shooter The Latest In A Long Line Of Mass Murderers Who Passed Background Checks (bearingarms.com)
- Authorities: The Charleston Shooter Bought His Gun in a Store (nationalreview.com)
- Reason.com: Obama Wonders If Dylann Roof, Who Passed a Background Check, Could Have Been Stopped by a Background Check (firearmspolicy.org)
- ‘Barack Obama Is the Stimulus Package for the Firearms Industry’ (nationalreview.com)
- National Poll: Americans don’t think ‘Universal Background Checks’ extension for gun shows are needed (dailycaller.com)
- Pew poll shows Americans value gun rights more than gun control (hotair.com)