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Poll: 9 In 10 Americans Support Background Check For All Gun Sales [View all]

Source: NPR

Poll: 9 In 10 Americans Support Background Check For All Gun Sales
by EYDER PERALTA
February 07, 201312:16 PM

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Americans overwhelmingly support background checks on all gun sales.

The poll found that 92 percent of Americans support the checks, while 7 percent oppose them.

Quinnipiac also found that 52 percent support stricter gun laws and 56 percent support "a ban on the sale of assault weapons."

Quinnipiac's Assistant Director Peter Brown explains:
"'There is no significant voter opposition to requiring background checks for gun buyers,' said Brown, 'and there is support for banning high volume ammunition clips and assault weapons, with the issue pretty much falling along party lines.

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Read more: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/02/07/171383152/poll-9-in-10-americans-support-background-check-for-all-gun-sales

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