Gallup: Opposition to handgun ban hits all-time high
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posted at 12:01 pm on December 27, 2012 by Ed Morrissey
.... How about the “assault-rifle” ban? Technically, an “assault rifle” is an automatic weapon, which is already banned. Gallup asks respondents whether they are “for or against a law which would make it illegal to manufacture, sell, or possess semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles,” which is a badly-written question in several ways. Even so, a majority opposes such a law, by just a slightly narrower gap than a year ago:
.... The overall takeaway seems to be that the Newtown shooting hasn’t actually changed many people’s positions on gun rights. It’s just made them more vocal about those positions.
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