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Poll: Support for stricter gun control wanes
CBS News ^ | March 26, 2013 | Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto and Fred Backus

Posted on 03/26/2013 2:09:34 PM PDT by neverdem

Soon after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced an assault weapons ban would not be part of a gun control bill, a new CBS News poll shows support for stricter gun control laws overall has dropped since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Currently, support for stricter gun control laws stands at 47 percent today, down from a high of 57 percent just after the shootings. Thirty-nine percent want those laws kept as they are, and another 11 percent want them made less strict.

Partisans hold different views on gun control laws: 52 percent of Republicans want the laws kept as they are, while 66 percent of Democrats want stricter laws (down from 78 percent in February). Half of gun owners themselves want gun laws overall kept as they are, but a quarter call for stricter laws.

Women (55 percent) are more likely than men (39 percent) to want stricter laws, as are those living in the Northeast. Only 44 percent in the Midwest and South want stricter laws; 47 percent in the West.

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This poll was conducted by telephone from March 20-24, 2013 among 1,181 adults nationwide. Phone numbers were dialed from samples of both standard land-line and cell phones. The error due to sampling for results based on the entire sample could be plus or minus three percentage points. The error for subgroups may be higher. This poll release conforms to the Standards of Disclosure of the National Council on Public Polls.

© 2013 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; harryreid; nevada; nonewgunlaws; secondamendment; shallnotbeinfringed
Raw numbers are at the source. Real numbers are probably worse. Thank you rats for showing what you really want, a castrated Second Amendment. People are finally seeing it.
1 posted on 03/26/2013 2:09:34 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem
Sounds like they're trying to pull a rope-a-dope on us.
2 posted on 03/26/2013 2:12:28 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: neverdem

Well, cr@p. This means the looney left is going to have to wish for the deaths of a few more children in an even MORE spectacular shoot-out to get what it wants...

...because it’s For The Children, d@mmit!

*SPIT*


3 posted on 03/26/2013 2:15:04 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: neverdem

What a surprise!


4 posted on 03/26/2013 2:15:28 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq He could sure play that axe. RIP anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: neverdem
Gun control is very popular. Not!

The Dem/libs have been engaging in a steady push to infringe on our right to keep and bear arms for decades. And this is how it has been working out for them in the last two decades...

And in the last two months... (Dec. 2012 and Jan. 2013)

MOLON LAVE! ;-)

5 posted on 03/26/2013 2:22:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Well, cr@p. This means the looney left is going to have to wish for the deaths of a few more children in an even MORE spectacular shoot-out to get what it wants...

Wish, hell. Snady Hook was so conveniently timed, one cannot help but to wonder if there was more than 'wishing' involved.

6 posted on 03/26/2013 2:22:43 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: neverdem

The rats need to be made to answer the question -

what do you want to do that requires a disarmed citizenry?


7 posted on 03/26/2013 2:23:44 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Lazamataz

And no clear-cut details on weaponry, a lot of slight of hand, smoke & mirrors, etc.

Same Old, Same Old.

I really hate these blindly agenda-driven b@stards. Truly, I do.

But, ‘olive juice’, Laz. :)


8 posted on 03/26/2013 2:40:40 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: neverdem

Sounds like they need to have their government-media tell us about another event... the kind they used canned/stock photos for and the kind that leaves more questions than answers. But don’t ask any questions, that would concern Big Sister.


9 posted on 03/26/2013 2:49:35 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: neverdem

Release the ammuntion Nappy!...


10 posted on 03/26/2013 2:52:51 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: neverdem
Poll: Support for stricter gun control wanes

Bull crap! It never existed in the first place!

11 posted on 03/26/2013 2:57:46 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Pharaoh! Let my projectiles go!


12 posted on 03/26/2013 2:58:22 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: neverdem

Release the ammuntion Nappy!...


13 posted on 03/26/2013 3:02:52 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: neverdem

I think the dems (and betrayer re-puke-licans) in the senate are waiting to sign the UN small arms treaty. They know they can’t come in the front door and will try to use the back door.


14 posted on 03/26/2013 3:06:46 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: neverdem

15 posted on 03/26/2013 3:08:49 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: neverdem
Real numbers are probably worse.

Yep, and those questions don't appear in this poll. The numbers that matter are the ones that tell the Dems how big a bath they're likely to take in '14 if they keep pushing on this. The rest is fluff.

16 posted on 03/26/2013 3:12:21 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: neverdem

Nice try - Enemedia.


17 posted on 03/26/2013 3:33:42 PM PDT by cutty
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

>> “This means the looney left is going to have to wish for the deaths of a few more children in an even MORE spectacular shoot-out to get what it wants...” <<

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Not to dispair Diana, they have people waiting in the wings to do the job, antidepressant drug users, that have been made total berserkers through their drug use, that will be deployed, just like Jared Loughner was.


18 posted on 03/26/2013 3:39:00 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Lazamataz

>> “Wish, hell. Snady Hook was so conveniently timed, one cannot help but to wonder if there was more than ‘wishing’ involved.” <<

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Thanks Laz, you’ve got their number! Every one of these mass shootings was a planned event that could easily have been prevented.


19 posted on 03/26/2013 3:42:32 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: neverdem
I should add, "Do I look too butch?"


20 posted on 03/26/2013 3:47:39 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: TEXOKIE; Lazamataz
I think the dems (and betrayer re-puke-licans) in the senate are waiting to sign the UN small arms treaty. They know they can’t come in the front door and will try to use the back door.

Senate votes 53-46 to stop US from joining UN Arms Trade Treaty

Thanks Laz!

21 posted on 03/26/2013 3:51:45 PM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem; Lazamataz

Senate votes 53-46 to stop US from joining UN Arms Trade Treaty

Thank God...andI appreciate the report!


22 posted on 03/26/2013 5:51:56 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: neverdem

[[support for stricter gun control laws stands at 47 percent today,]]

Swell, so nearly one half of our population are clueless Yuppy idiots who think that the police will always arrive in time to save them and their family from all harm- And this is supposed to be good news? I’m willing to bet that back in colonial times only a small minority were stupid enough to think that not owning guns made people safer- Our country is slowly slipping into stupidty


23 posted on 03/26/2013 9:26:43 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Billthedrill

At one local gun store in CT where according to one poll something like 75-90% of the state supposedly supports strict gun control they have had to add a second pistol permit class for two each week. Even with that there is a two week wait.


24 posted on 03/27/2013 9:23:14 AM PDT by matt04
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To: neverdem

which is why nys cuomo passed a law in one day to outlaw 10 clip mags in his safe act. now my .22 is worthless - how does that stop crime?


25 posted on 03/28/2013 9:35:56 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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