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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.