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CAP-Veterans Survey on Guns-Topline 4.10 Final

CAP-Veterans Survey on Guns-Topline 4.10 Final

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Poll on veterans and guns.
Poll on veterans and guns.

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Copyright 2013 April 2 - 4, 2013 804 Interviews
 
CAP-Online Survey of Veterans on Guns 5278 Margin of Error: +/- 3.5%
 
QS1.
What state do you live in?
Northeast ......................................................................... 15%West ................................................................................21South ...............................................................................43Midwest ...........................................................................20
QS2.
Are you currently registered to vote in
[INSERT STATE]
?
Yes .................................................................................. 100%No .................................................................................... -Not sure ........................................................................... -
QP.
In politics today do you thi
nk of yourself as…
 
Strong Democrat ............................................................. 17%Weak Democrat ............................................................... 9Independent / Closer to the Democrats...........................10Independent .....................................................................14Independent / Closer to the Republicans ........................17Weak Republican ............................................................13Strong Republican ...........................................................20DEMOCRAT (NET) ......................................................... 26%INDEPENDENT (NET) ....................................................40REPUBLICAN (NET) .......................................................34DEMOCRAT W/ LEANERS (NET) .................................. 36%REPUBLICAN W/ LEANERS (NET) ................................50
QS3.
What are the chances that you will vote in the election nextNovember for U.S. Congress?
 Absolutely certain to vote ................................................ 78%Quite likely to vote ...........................................................15Just somewhat likely to vote ............................................ 4Not likely to vote .............................................................. 2
Q1.
Are you currently on active duty, a drilling Reservist or NationalGuardsmen, in the I.R.R., retired from service or separated from service?
 Active Duty ...................................................................... *National Guard or Reserve .............................................. 1IRR .................................................................................. 2Retired .............................................................................22Separated ........................................................................75
Q2.
In which branch of the military did you serve?
 Army ................................................................................ 45%Navy ................................................................................24Marines ............................................................................10 Air Force ..........................................................................19Coast Guard .................................................................... 2Did not serve in the military ............................................. -
Q3.
Were you an enlisted member of the military or a commissionedofficer?
Enlisted ............................................................................ 91%Commissioned Officer ..................................................... 9
Q4.
 
[IF ENLISTED]
Did you have to pass a criminal background test at theMilitary Entrance Processing Station
[MEPS]
before heading to basictraining?
Yes .................................................................................. 65%No ....................................................................................35
Q5.
 
[IF COMMISSIONED OFFICER]
Did you have to pass a background checkfor security clearance?
Yes .................................................................................. 96%No .................................................................................... 4
Q6.
During your time in the military, did you serve in combat theater or anoverseas contingency operation?
Yes .................................................................................. 51%No ....................................................................................49
Q7.
 
[IF SERVED OVERSEAS]
Are you a veteran of either the Iraq War or the Afghanistan war?
Yes, Iraq .......................................................................... 13%Yes, Afghanistan ............................................................. 1Yes, Both ......................................................................... 4No ....................................................................................83YES (NET) ....................................................................... 17%
 
Global Strategy Group 5278 CAP-Online Survey of Veterans on Guns Page 2/5
 
S2.
 
How important is it for national leaders in Washington, DC to address …
 
IMPORTANT
 
NOT IMPORTANT
 
NET
 
Extremelyimportant
 
Very
 
Some
 
Not tooimportant
 
Not importantat all
 
IMPORTANT
 
NOTIMPORTANT
 
Veteran suicide rates
....................................................55% 32 12 2 * 98% 2
Military budget cuts
.......................................................49% 32 13 4 2 95% 5
Mental health issues
.....................................................44% 36 17 2 1 97% 3
Gun violence
...................................................................39% 24 22 11 4 85% 15
S3.
Below are some public figures and organizations. For each, indicate if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, neutral,somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of that public figure or organization.
FAVORABLE
 
Neutral
 
UNFAVORABLE
 
Notsure
 
NET
 
Veryfavorable
 
Some
 
Some
 
Veryunfavorable
 
FAV
 
UNFAV
 
FAMILIAR
 
NRA, or National Rifle Association
..............20% 23 21 13 23 * 43% 36 100
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
..........................17% 22 23 9 17 13 38% 26 87
VoteVets
...............................................................14% 19 27 1 1 38 33% 3 62
Democrats in Congress
...................................7% 17 17 20 36 1 25% 57 99
Wayne LaPierre
.................................................6% 8 25 6 20 34 15% 27 66
Republicans in Congress
................................6% 22 17 25 29 2 27% 54 98
Q18.
Did your military training include gun and weapons training?
Yes .................................................................................. 94%No .................................................................................... 6
Q19.
Do you or does anyone in your household currently own a gun?
Yes .................................................................................. 56%No ....................................................................................44
Q20.
Do you believe your experience in the armed services gives you aunique perspective on gun-related issues?
Yes .................................................................................. 57%No ....................................................................................43
Q21.
Thinking about the responsibilities that come with gun ownership, doyou believe veterans have a better sense of how to properly use andsafely store a firearm than those who have not served in the military?
Yes .................................................................................. 73%No ....................................................................................27
Q22.
How confident are you that veterans in general take seriously theresponsibilities that come with gun ownership?
Very confident .................................................................. 46%Somewhat confident ........................................................46Not too confident ............................................................. 7Not at all confident ........................................................... 1CONFIDENT (NET) ......................................................... 92%NOT CONFIDENT (NET) ................................................ 8
Q23.
And how confident are you that those who have not served in themilitary take seriously the responsibilities that come with gun ownership?
Very confident .................................................................. 7%Somewhat confident ........................................................51Not too confident .............................................................36Not at all confident ........................................................... 7CONFIDENT (NET) ......................................................... 57%NOT CONFIDENT (NET) ................................................43
 
Global Strategy Group 5278 CAP-Online Survey of Veterans on Guns Page 3/5
 
Q24.
Do you agree or disagree that we can protect responsible gun
owners’ Second Amendment rights while still making it more difficult f 
or criminals and other dangerous people to obtain guns?
Strongly agree ................................................................. 43%Somewhat agree .............................................................42Somewhat disagree .........................................................10Strongly disagree............................................................. 5 AGREE (NET) ................................................................. 85%DISAGREE (NET) ...........................................................15
Q25.
How much do you think strengthening the law to prevent dangerouspeople from purchasing guns would affect the level of gun violence acrossthe country?
 A lot ................................................................................. 19%Somewhat ........................................................................36Not too much ...................................................................29Not at all ..........................................................................16IMPACT (NET) ................................................................ 55%NO IMPACT (NET) ..........................................................45
S7.
Thinking now about some of the specific gun-related proposals currently being considered by Congress, do you support or oppose
SUPPORT
 
OPPOSE
 
NET
 
Strongly
 
Somewhat
 
Somewhat
 
Strongly
 
SUPPORT
 
OPPOSE
 
Increasing criminal penalties for people convicted of illegally trafficking guns to criminals
...............................................91% 8 1 * 99% 1
Prohibiting anyone on the terror watch-list from buying agun
.............................................................................................................83% 13 2 1 96% 4
Requiring a criminal background check of every personwho wants to buy a firearm
...............................................................74% 17 6 3 91% 9
Prohibiting anyone convicted of stalking or subject to acourt restraining order for stalking from buying a gun
..............67% 25 7 1 92% 8
Allowing military commanders to take private firearmsaway from service members who pose a suicide threat
.........51% 32 12 5 83% 17
Banning high-capacity ammunition magazines
.........................45% 17 18 21 61% 39
Banning the sale of assault-style weapons
.................................40% 18 19 23 58% 42
Q33.
Do you agree or disagree that we can protect responsible gun
owners’ Second Amendment rights while still making it more difficult for 
criminals, domestic abusers, and the mentally ill and other dangerouspeople to obtain guns by requiring every gun sale to involve a backgroundcheck?
Strongly agree ................................................................. 46%Somewhat agree .............................................................36Somewhat disagree .........................................................12Strongly disagree............................................................. 6 AGREE (NET) ................................................................. 82%DISAGREE (NET) ...........................................................18
Q34.
If your Senator or member of Congress voted to require a criminalbackground check for every person who wants to buy a firearm, would yoube more likely to vote for them, less likely to vote for them, or would it notaffect the way you vote?
More likely ....................................................................... 58%Less likely ........................................................................12No effect on vote .............................................................29
Q35.
If your Senator or member of Congress was endorsed by the NRAbecause of their positions on gun issues, would you be more likely to votefor them, less likely to vote for them, or would it not affect the way youvote?
More likely ....................................................................... 30%Less likely ........................................................................31No effect on vote .............................................................38

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