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Gun Rights Are Favored Over Gun Control For First Time In 20 Years, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

For the first time in more than 20 years, Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than it is to control gun ownership, acco...

Sabrina Siddiqui

American Families More Worried About School And Gun Violence Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers may have moved on from the gun control debate that ensued after the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connectic...

Emily Swanson

Americans Say No To Guns For Blind People

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

Earlier this week, a commentator for NRA News raised eyebrows with a video making the case for letting the blind legally carry guns in public. Most Am...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Want No-Gun Policies At Shops, Restaurants

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

Most Americans prefer that shops and restaurants forbid guns, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll found. According to the poll, 55 percent of Americans pre...

Most Common-Sense Poll Ever Finds Americans Don't Think Criminals Should Have Access To Guns

Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

A poll taken eight days after the mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington shows that a majority of Americans think expanding mental health covera...

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...

Poll: Surprising Amount Of Voters Think Armed Revolution Could Be Necessary

Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Nearly three in 10 voters say that Americans may have to take up arms to defend their rights, according to a poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University ...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Arming Teachers

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Americans are deeply divided over an idea put forth in a recent proposal by a National Rifle Association task force to arm more teachers and other sch...

Poll Reveals Lasting Effect Of Newtown Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

The small increase in support for gun control post-Newtown hasn't faded, according to a Pew/USA Today poll released Thursday. Half of Americans say...

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...

Poll Reveals Huge Support Behind Obama Proposal

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - About three-quarters of Americans surveyed support proposals to ban the sale of automatic weapons, ban high-capacity ...

Nine In 10 Americans Support Gun Control Proposal

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Universal background checks on gun buyers are favored by 92 percent of Americans, according to a CBS News/New York Times poll released Thursday. Su...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Two Gun Proposals Get 'Overwhelming' Bipartisan Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

Several gun control proposals are supported by a majority of Americans, with two measures widely popular among members of both parties, according to a...

Public Dissatisfaction With Gun Laws Grows

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

Dissatisfaction with the laxness of gun laws is at a 12-year high, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday, although Americans remain mor...

Mark Blumenthal

Could Sandy Hook Shooting Shift Support For Gun Laws?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thirteen years ago, the shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Colorado briefly increased support for stricter gun laws, a rise in...

Americans, Women, Oppose Guns in Public

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The gun lobby's vision of more guns, anywhere, and at any time, clearly doesn't fit with the vision held by most Americans and, particularly, by most women.