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September 20, 2013

Support for Gun Control Drops After Navy Yard Shooting

Drops?

Support for gun control has dropped to its lowest level in a year, despite this week’s Washington Navy Yard shootings and a string of mass shootings over the past 14 months.

What's more, a new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that nearly half of all Americans--46 percent--believe that the nation would be less safe if only police and the military were allowed to have guns.

The poll is likely to shell shock those in Congress eager to revive gun control efforts in the wake of the Navy Yard shootings that left 13 dead, including the shooter.

Rasmussen found that just 33 percent believe stricter gun control laws would have prevented the Navy Yard shooting. Some 59 percent said more laws wouldn’t have stopped the shooter.

Well that's correct -- gun control is unlikely to prevent purchases of the Joe Biden endorsed shotgun, unless the left implements its actual plan and confiscates every gun -- but I'm slack-jawed shocked that the public actually knows this.


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