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Emily Swanson

Americans Support Tighter Restrictions On Gun Ownership For The Mentally Ill, Poll Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Last week's killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, has had little impact on Americans' overall support for stricter gun laws, a new HuffPost/YouG...

Poll: Gun Background Checks Supported By Voters In Southern Red States

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

A majority of Americans have said they support gun background checks, and new polls released Wednesday reveal that voters in Arkansas, Tennessee and G...

Emily Swanson

Polls Show How Americans Targeting Ire Over Gun Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Support for expanding background checks to more gun purchases remains high, according to polls released Thursday. But the surveys provide mixed eviden...

The Least Popular Senator In America: I'm 'Below Pond Scum'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) addressed a recent poll that declared him the most unpopular senator in the country after his vote against expanding backgro...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll: Opposing Background Checks Takes Toll On Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

Senators in several states who voted earlier this month against increasing background checks for gun buyers have since seen their approval ratings not...

Emily Swanson

Poll: How Americans Feel About Background Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Feelings of disappointment and anger overwhelm those of relief or excitement over the Senate's rejection of background check legislation earlier this ...

Emily Swanson

Is Anything More Popular Than Background Checks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

Pitching gun violence legislation during a major speech in Connecticut this past week, President Barack Obama noted that, according to multiple polls,...

More Than 8 In 10 Americans Want Stronger Background Checks For Guns: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Eighty-six percent of Americans support strengthening background checks for guns in some way, according to an ORC/CNN poll released Wednesday. Requ...

Emily Swanson

Poll Finds Big Support For Key Gun Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

A strong majority of the U.S. public not only supports requiring background checks for all gun purchases, but also supports requiring gun sellers to k...

POLL: Massive Support For Universal Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

Background checks on all gun buyers are supported by 92 percent of voters, including 91 percent of gun-owning households, a Quinnipiac poll released T...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Polls Show Huge Gun Owner Support For This Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than nine in 10 voters in Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania support some form of background check on gun buyers, according to t...