Friday, March 05, 2010
69% Say Cities Don't Have Right To Ban Handguns
RASMUSSEN POLL -- The Supreme Court is wrestling with a major case questioning whether Chicago's handgun ban violates the Second Amendment, but 69% of Americans say city governments do not have the right to prevent citizens from owning such guns. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 25% of adults think city governments do have that right. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 25% of adults think city governments do have that right. The plurality (49%) of women favor stricter gun control laws, but 58% of men are opposed. Support for more gun control is considerably higher among those 18 to 29 than among those in any other age group. Sixty-five percent (65%) of Democrats think America needs stronger anti-gun laws. Sixty-five percent (65%) of Republicans and 52% of voters not affiliated with either major party disagree.
More at Changing Worldviews
Sign Up for my Free Email Newsletter
Follow me on Facebook
Follow me on Twitter