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October 21, 2015

Poll: Three Weeks After the Umpqua Shooting, Americans More in Favor of Gun Rights Than Before

Makes sense, though not in the way the left thinks it ought to: Given the proof that the cops are not quick enough to stop a shooting in progress to save every lives, then it's important to protect one's own life with any means possible.

Yo quiero uno pistolero.

Nearly three weeks after the latest mass shooting claimed the lives of nine people, 52% of Americans now oppose stricter gun control laws, 6% more than the 46% of Americans who support such laws. That's a wider gap than in June when CNN last surveyed Americans on gun control, finding that the public was equally split at 49% on the issue.

The advantage of those opposed to stricter gun control laws over those in favor is outside of the poll's 3-point margin of error.


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