SurveyUSA Poll Results on Guns, Right to Bear Arms, in Aftermath of Aurora CO Movie Theater Shootings
In the days following the Aurora CO movie-theater shootings, SurveyUSA asked respondents in 6 separate geographies questions about guns, ammunition and the right to bear arms. Research results follow:
Findings show that Americans are of mixed mind:
- A majority support a new law that limits how much ammunition a gun can hold at once.
- A majority support a new law that limits how much ammunition can be purchased at one time.
- A plurality in 5 of the 6 geographies support a new law that bans semi-automatic weapons.
- But, a majority reject passing new gun laws when given a choice between passing new laws and the stricter enforcement of existing gun laws.
Links to complete SurveyUSA poll results.