A new Fox News poll shows a wide majority of Americans support commonsense gun measures including background checks, raising the legal age to purchase guns, and more.
Fox News Poll: Voters favor gun limits over arming citizens to reduce gun violence https://t.co/vrSRBIUTVT
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 27, 2023
According to the new poll:
• 87% support requiring criminal background checks on all gun buyers
• 81% support improving enforcement of existing gun laws
• 81% support raising the legal age to buy a gun to 21
• 80% support requiring mental health checks on gun buyers
• 80% support allowing police to take guns from those considered a danger to themselves or others
• 77% support requiring a 30-day waiting period for all gun purchases
• 61% banning assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons
• 43% feel passing stricter gun control laws would make the country safer, 25% feel it would make it less safe, and 31% thinks they won’t make a difference
Also – at least half of gun-owning households favor each of the gun proposals tested.
A similar Fox News poll in 2018 showed vast majorities of Americans support these measures.
Read more at Fox News.
More evidence Republicans represent people who bribe them, not people who elect them. Americans overwhelmingly support gun limits but Republicans continue to do the gun lobby’s bidding.https://t.co/YdkTaVPmRL
— Piyush Mittal 🇺🇸🇺🇦🟧 (@piyushmittal) April 28, 2023