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Fox News Gun Poll 01.18.13

Fox News Gun Poll 01.18.13

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Fox News Gun Poll reveal 2/3 of American gun owners would defy a federal gun ban or order to turn in weapons.
Fox News Gun Poll reveal 2/3 of American gun owners would defy a federal gun ban or order to turn in weapons.

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Anderson Robbins Research (D) / Shaw & Company Research (R) N= 1008 registered voters (686 landline, 322 cell phone

)

Interviews Conducted: January 15-17, 2013

For release at 6P ET, Friday, January 18, 2013

Methodology The Fox News Poll is conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). The poll was conducted by telephone with live interviewers January 15-17, 2013, among a random national sample of 1008 registered voters (RV). Results are of registered voters, unless otherwise noted. Landline and cell phone telephone numbers were randomly selected for inclusion in the survey using a probability proportionate to size method, which means that phone numbers for each state are proportional to the number of voters in each state. Results based on the full sample have a margin of sampling error of ± 3 percentage points. Results from Fox News polls before February 2011 were conducted by Opinion Dynamics Corp.

Questions 1 - 3 and 5 - 12 released separately 4. I'm going to read you the names of several groups and individuals. Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of each. If you've never heard of one, please just say so.

The National Rifle Association 15-17 Jan 13 Gun owners PAST TREND 22-23 Oct 02 LV Gun owners 22-23 Mar 00 Gun owners Favorable 56% 71% Unfavorable 33 20 (Can’t say) 7 6 Never heard of 4 3

44% 62% 43% 61%

39 24 35 21

16 13 22 18

1 1 -

13.-16. How likely do you think each of the following is to happen this year? SCALE: 1. Very likely 2. Somewhat likely 3. Not very likely 4. Not at all likely 5. (Don’t know) [RANDOMIZE] --- Likely --TOTAL Very Somewhat 88% 59 29 77% 37 40 --- Not likely --TOTAL Not very Not 11 7 4 21 12 9 (Don’t know) 2 2

Income taxes will go up Changes to gun laws will be made Comprehensive immigration reform will be passed The federal deficit will get smaller

48% 21%

14 5

34 16

43 75

26 26

17 49

9 3

Questions 17 - 30 released separately Changing topics … 31. Do you think tougher gun laws can help stop things like the Newtown school shooting, or do you think the people who commit these kinds of acts will always find the guns to commit violent acts? Tougher laws can help stop acts 22% 21% 19% 20% People will always find guns 71 74 71 66

15-17 Jan 13 18-19 Jan 11* 17-18 Apr 07** 5-6 May 99^

(Laws help, but still find ways) 5 4 7 11

(Don’t know) 1 1 3 3

* 2011 Wording: “…Tucson shooting…” **2007 Wording: “… the Virginia Tech school shooting, or do you think the people who commit these kinds of acts will always find guns?” ^1999 Wording: “…the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado from happening, or do you think if people really want to commit these acts that they will find ways around laws?

32.

Which is more important? [ROTATE 1-2] Protecting the constitutional right of citizens to own guns 51%

15-17 Jan 13

Protecting citizens from gun violence 40

(Don’t know) 9

33.

Would there be less violent crime in the United States if: [ROTATE 1-2] More law-abiding people had guns 58

15-17 Jan 13

Guns were banned 28%

(Don’t know) 15

34.-43. Do you favor or oppose each of the following proposals to reduce gun violence? [RANDOMIZE LIST] [SPLIT SAMPLE Q34 – Q43. RANDOMLY ASSIGN 5 TO EACH RESPONDENT] [N = from 470 to 523, ± 4%] Oppose (Don’t know) Favor Requiring criminal background checks on all gun buyers, including those buying at gun shows and private sales 91% 8 1 Providing services for mentally ill people who show violent tendencies Improving enforcement of existing gun laws Requiring mental health checks on all gun buyers Requiring criminal background checks on anyone buying bullets and ammunition Putting armed guards in schools for protection Banning high-capacity ammunition clips that can shoot dozens of bullets without stopping to reload Banning assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons Reducing access to violent movies and video games Allowing teachers and school officials to carry guns on school grounds

89% 86% 83% 80% 60%

9 12 15 19 36

2 3 2 1 4

56% 54% 52% 42%

38 42 43 52

6 3 5 6

44.

Some local newspapers have published the names and addresses of individuals who have gun permits. Does the public have the right to know this info or do gun permit holders have the right to keep it private? Right to keep private (Don’t know) Right to know 15-17 Jan 13 23% 73 4 Who do you think is more at risk by information on gun permits being published? Those living in Those listing in homes that are homes that are listed as listed as not (Both (Don’t having guns having guns equally) (Neither) know) 15-17 Jan 13 35% 45 12 3 6

45.

46.

Does anyone in your household own a gun? Yes 52% 45% 39% 43% 40% 50% 44% 45% 45% 48% 42% No 44 53 57 55 55 49 54 52 53 50 56 (Don’t know / Refused) 5 2 3 1 4 1 2 3 2 2 2

15-17 Jan 13 PAST TREND 18-19 Jan 11 12-13 May 09 28-29 Oct 08 LV 8-9 Sep 08 17-18 Apr 07 4-5 Nov 06 22-23 Oct 02 LV 22-23 Mar 00 19-20 May 99 5-6 May 99

[IF YES IN Q46 - N=518, ±4%] 47. If the government passed a law to take your guns, would you give up your guns or defy the law and keep your guns? Defy law (Don’t know) Give up 15-17 Jan 13 22% 65 13

POLITICAL IDENTIFICATION When you think about politics, do you think of yourself as a Democrat or a Republican? (Independent / (Don’t know / Democrat Republican Other) Refused) 15-17 Jan 13 39% 34 23 4 PAST TREND 9-11 Dec 12 41% 37 18 4 28-30 Oct 12 42% 37 18 3 7-9 Oct 12 41% 39 19 2 24-26 Sep 12 41% 36 20 2 9-11 Sep 12 40% 37 19 4 19-21 Aug 12 42% 35 21 3 5-7 Aug 12 44% 35 14 6 15-17 July 12 42% 38 18 3 24-26 Jun 12 41% 36 19 4 3-5 Jun 12 41% 37 20 2 13-15 May 12 42% 34 20 3 22-24 Apr 12 43% 37 17 3 9-11 Apr 12 40% 39 19 2 10-12 Mar 12 40% 37 21 2 6-9 Feb 12 44% 36 16 3 12-14 Jan 12 41% 39 19 1

4. [The National Rifle Association] Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of this group or individual. Nonwhite 43% 40% 9% 8% College Degree 53% 41% 4% 1% No Degree 58% 27% 9% 5%

Favorable Unfavorable (Can't say) Never heard of

Total 56% 33% 7% 4%

Dem 35% 53% 8% 4%

Rep 78% 11% 8% 4%

Ind 59% 32% 6% 3%

Men 62% 29% 6% 3%

Women 50% 36% 9% 4%

White 60% 30% 7% 2%

Favorable Unfavorable (Can't say) Never heard of

Total 56% 33% 7% 4%

Under Age 35 57% 27% 7% 9%

35-54 61% 31% 6% 3%

55+ 51% 39% 9% 1%

65+ 47% 39% 12% 2%

Under $50k 58% 29% 8% 5%

$50k + 55% 38% 5% 2%

Lib 33% 57% 7% 3%

Cons 71% 17% 8% 4%

13. Changes to gun laws will be made: How likely do you think this will happen this year? Nonwhite 39% 38% 12% 10% 2% 77% 22% College Degree 40% 39% 13% 6% 1% 79% 20% No Degree 35% 40% 12% 10% 3% 75% 22%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 37% 40% 12% 9% 2% 77% 21%

Dem 38% 40% 12% 8% 2% 78% 20%

Rep 36% 41% 13% 8% 2% 77% 21%

Ind 38% 37% 14% 10% 1% 75% 24%

Men 36% 39% 12% 10% 2% 75% 23%

Women 37% 40% 13% 8% 2% 78% 20%

White 36% 40% 13% 9% 2% 77% 21%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 37% 40% 12% 9% 2% 77% 21%

Under Age 35 40% 40% 11% 7% 2% 80% 18%

35-54 41% 40% 9% 8% 2% 81% 17%

55+ 30% 39% 16% 12% 2% 70% 28%

65+ 27% 39% 16% 15% 3% 66% 32%

Under $50k 35% 42% 8% 11% 3% 77% 19%

$50k + 41% 37% 15% 7% 1% 78% 22%

Lib 37% 42% 13% 6% 2% 80% 19%

Cons 37% 38% 12% 11% 2% 75% 23%

14. Comprehensive immigration reform will be passed: How likely do you think this will happen this year? Nonwhite 21% 38% 20% 12% 9% 59% 32% College Degree 12% 34% 29% 19% 6% 46% 48% No Degree 16% 33% 23% 16% 11% 49% 40%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 14% 34% 26% 17% 9% 48% 43%

Dem 16% 42% 25% 9% 7% 59% 34%

Rep 12% 31% 24% 23% 10% 43% 47%

Ind 16% 22% 31% 22% 10% 38% 53%

Men 16% 31% 27% 19% 8% 47% 46%

Women 13% 36% 25% 16% 11% 49% 40%

White 12% 32% 28% 19% 9% 44% 46%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 14% 34% 26% 17% 9% 48% 43%

Under Age 35 10% 41% 26% 13% 10% 51% 39%

35-54 15% 30% 24% 21% 10% 45% 45%

55+ 16% 32% 26% 17% 8% 49% 43%

65+ 18% 30% 25% 16% 10% 49% 42%

Under $50k 16% 33% 24% 17% 11% 49% 41%

$50k + 13% 35% 27% 18% 7% 47% 46%

Lib 16% 40% 28% 9% 7% 56% 37%

Cons 13% 31% 25% 22% 9% 45% 46%

15. Income taxes will go up: How likely do you think this will happen this year? Nonwhite 50% 36% 6% 6% 2% 86% 12% College Degree 61% 28% 6% 3% 1% 89% 9% No Degree 58% 29% 7% 4% 2% 87% 11%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 59% 29% 7% 4% 2% 88% 10%

Dem 43% 37% 11% 5% 3% 80% 16%

Rep 73% 21% 4% 2% *% 94% 6%

Ind 65% 27% 4% 2% 1% 92% 7%

Men 60% 29% 6% 3% 1% 89% 9%

Women 58% 29% 8% 4% 2% 86% 12%

White 62% 27% 7% 3% 2% 88% 10%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 59% 29% 7% 4% 2% 88% 10%

Under Age 35 49% 37% 10% 3% 1% 86% 13%

35-54 62% 27% 6% 5% *% 89% 10%

55+ 62% 25% 6% 3% 4% 87% 9%

65+ 59% 25% 6% 5% 5% 84% 11%

Under $50k 52% 31% 8% 6% 2% 84% 14%

$50k + 65% 27% 6% 2% 1% 91% 8%

Lib 45% 36% 12% 6% 2% 81% 17%

Cons 69% 24% 4% 2% 2% 93% 5%

16. The federal deficit will get smaller: How likely do you think this will happen this year? Nonwhite 13% 25% 25% 32% 5% 37% 57% College Degree 4% 18% 28% 49% 1% 22% 77% No Degree 6% 14% 25% 50% 4% 21% 76%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 5% 16% 26% 49% 3% 21% 76%

Dem 10% 28% 30% 28% 4% 38% 58%

Rep 1% 5% 24% 68% 1% 6% 92%

Ind 6% 9% 24% 60% 2% 15% 84%

Men 6% 14% 26% 53% 1% 21% 78%

Women 5% 17% 27% 46% 4% 22% 74%

White 3% 13% 27% 55% 2% 16% 82%

Very likely Somewhat likely Not very likely Not at all likely (Don't know) LIKELY NOT LIKELY

Total 5% 16% 26% 49% 3% 21% 76%

Under Age 35 5% 20% 31% 39% 5% 26% 70%

35-54 6% 14% 25% 53% 2% 20% 78%

55+ 5% 14% 25% 54% 2% 19% 79%

65+ 7% 16% 23% 51% 2% 23% 74%

Under $50k 6% 19% 25% 46% 4% 25% 71%

$50k + 5% 13% 27% 53% 1% 19% 80%

Lib 9% 28% 33% 27% 2% 37% 61%

Cons 4% 8% 22% 64% 3% 11% 86%

31. Do you think tougher gun laws can help stop things like the Newtown school shooting, or do you think the people who commit these kinds of acts will always find the guns to commit violent acts? Nonwhite 29% 63% 7% 1% College Degree 29% 65% 4% 2% No Degree 18% 75% 6% 1%

Tougher laws can help stop acts People will always find guns (Laws help, but still find ways) (Don't know)

Total 22% 71% 5% 1%

Dem 37% 58% 4% 1%

Rep 7% 85% 6% 1%

Ind 20% 72% 6% 2%

Men 21% 73% 4% 2%

Women 24% 69% 7% 1%

White 20% 74% 5% 1%

Tougher laws can help stop acts People will always find guns (Laws help, but still find ways) (Don't know)

Total 22% 71% 5% 1%

Under Age 35 20% 73% 6% *%

35-54 23% 71% 5% 2%

55+ 22% 70% 6% 2%

65+ 24% 69% 6% 2%

Under $50k 21% 72% 6% 1%

$50k + 25% 69% 5% 1%

Lib 40% 53% 6% 2%

Cons 11% 83% 5% 1%

32. Which is more important? Nonwhite 30% 64% 5% College Degree 46% 44% 10% No Degree 54% 38% 8%

Protecting the constitutional right of citizens to own guns Protecting citizens from gun violence (Don't know)

Total 51% 40% 9%

Dem 28% 66% 6%

Rep 74% 18% 9%

Ind 55% 33% 12%

Men 60% 32% 7%

Women 42% 47% 10%

White 57% 33% 10%

Protecting the constitutional right of citizens to own guns Protecting citizens from gun violence (Don't know)

Total 51% 40% 9%

Under Age 35 53% 38% 10%

35-54 51% 42% 7%

55+ 49% 40% 10%

65+ 45% 41% 14%

Under $50k 46% 43% 11%

$50k + 55% 39% 7%

Lib 27% 65% 7%

Cons 68% 23% 9%

33. Would there be less violent crime in the United States if: Total 28% 58% 15% Dem 48% 38% 15% Rep 9% 80% 10% Ind 22% 57% 21% Men 24% 64% 13% Women 31% 52% 16% White 23% 62% 15% Nonwhite 43% 43% 14% College Degree 32% 52% 16% No Degree 25% 61% 13%

Guns were banned More law-abiding people had guns (Don't know)

Guns were banned More law-abiding people had guns (Don't know)

Total 28% 58% 15%

Under Age 35 30% 59% 11%

35-54 24% 60% 15%

55+ 30% 54% 17%

65+ 28% 52% 20%

Under $50k 29% 59% 12%

$50k + 27% 57% 16%

Lib 45% 40% 16%

Cons 18% 70% 12%

34. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Improving enforcement of existing gun laws: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 80% 17% 3% College Degree 89% 9% 2% No Degree 83% 13% 4%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 86% 12% 3%

Dem 85% 13% 3%

Rep 86% 10% 4%

Ind 86% 12% 2%

Men 83% 15% 2%

Women 88% 9% 3%

White 87% 10% 3%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 86% 12% 3%

Under Age 35 86% 14% -

35-54 90% 9% 1%

55+ 80% 13% 7%

65+ 75% 14% 11%

Under $50k 83% 13% 4%

$50k + 88% 11% 1%

Lib 89% 10% *%

Cons 84% 12% 4%

35. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Banning assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 67% 31% 2% College Degree 56% 41% 3% No Degree 53% 43% 3%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 54% 42% 3%

Dem 74% 25% 1%

Rep 31% 63% 6%

Ind 56% 40% 4%

Men 47% 51% 2%

Women 61% 35% 4%

White 50% 46% 4%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 54% 42% 3%

Under Age 35 45% 51% 3%

35-54 58% 39% 4%

55+ 59% 38% 3%

Under $50k 52% 45% 3%

$50k + 55% 43% 2%

Lib 78% 21% 1%

Cons 40% 55% 5%

36. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Banning high-capacity ammunition clips that can shoot dozens of bullets without stopping to reload: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 63% 34% 3% College Degree 59% 37% 4% No Degree 54% 39% 7%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 56% 38% 6%

Dem 71% 27% 2%

Rep 43% 48% 9%

Ind 56% 38% 7%

Men 49% 47% 4%

Women 63% 30% 7%

White 53% 40% 7%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 56% 38% 6%

Under Age 35 49% 47% 4%

35-54 57% 36% 7%

55+ 60% 34% 6%

Under $50k 52% 40% 7%

$50k + 58% 38% 4%

Lib 74% 24% 3%

Cons 44% 47% 9%

37. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Requiring criminal background checks on all gun buyers, including those buying at gun shows and private sales: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 89% 11% *% College Degree 93% 6% *% No Degree 90% 9% 1%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 91% 8% 1%

Dem 95% 5% *%

Rep 90% 10% *%

Ind 88% 10% 2%

Men 87% 12% 1%

Women 95% 4% *%

White 92% 7% 1%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 91% 8% 1%

Under Age 35 91% 9% -

35-54 93% 6% 1%

55+ 90% 9% 1%

Under $50k 89% 10% 2%

$50k + 95% 5% -

Lib 98% 2% 1%

Cons 86% 13% 1%

38. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Requiring mental health checks on all gun buyers: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? NonCollege No Total Dem Rep Ind Men Women White white Degree Degree Favor 83% 91% 75% 84% 81% 85% 83% 83% 81% 85% Oppose 15% 8% 23% 14% 17% 13% 15% 14% 17% 13% (Don't know) 2% 1% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 4% 1% 2%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 83% 15% 2%

Under Age 35 83% 14% 3%

35-54 83% 16% 1%

55+ 84% 14% 3%

Under $50k 85% 13% 2%

$50k + 81% 17% 1%

Lib 92% 8% *%

Cons 75% 22% 3%

39. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Requiring criminal background checks on anyone buying bullets and ammunition: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? NonCollege No Total Dem Rep Ind Men Women White white Degree Degree Favor 80% 85% 74% 81% 74% 85% 78% 84% 82% 78% Oppose 19% 13% 24% 19% 25% 14% 21% 15% 18% 20% (Don't know) 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% *% 2%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 80% 19% 1%

Under Age 35 85% 15% -

35-54 75% 24% 2%

55+ 80% 18% 2%

Under $50k 81% 17% 2%

$50k + 79% 21% 1%

Lib 87% 12% 2%

Cons 72% 27% 1%

40. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Reducing access to violent movies and video games: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? NonCollege No Total Dem Rep Ind Men Women White white Degree Degree Favor 52% 51% 57% 49% 46% 57% 54% 46% 50% 53% Oppose 43% 46% 37% 44% 50% 37% 41% 52% 45% 42% (Don't know) 5% 3% 6% 8% 4% 6% 6% 2% 5% 5%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 52% 43% 5%

Under Age 35 27% 71% 2%

35-54 53% 43% 5%

55+ 65% 28% 7%

Under $50k 49% 47% 4%

$50k + 53% 42% 5%

Lib 50% 47% 3%

Cons 54% 41% 5%

41. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Allowing teachers and school officials to carry guns on school grounds: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 26% 67% 7% College Degree 40% 57% 4% No Degree 43% 50% 7%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 42% 52% 6%

Dem 27% 70% 4%

Rep 60% 32% 8%

Ind 39% 56% 6%

Men 52% 43% 5%

Women 33% 61% 6%

White 47% 48% 5%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 42% 52% 6%

Under Age 35 42% 49% 9%

35-54 47% 49% 4%

55+ 38% 58% 5%

Under $50k 42% 52% 6%

$50k + 40% 55% 4%

Lib 27% 68% 5%

Cons 51% 43% 6%

42. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Putting armed guards in schools for protection: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 69% 30% 1% College Degree 53% 43% 4% No Degree 64% 32% 4%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 60% 36% 4%

Dem 54% 42% 4%

Rep 69% 27% 4%

Ind 54% 41% 5%

Men 59% 39% 2%

Women 61% 34% 6%

White 57% 38% 5%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 60% 36% 4%

Under Age 35 65% 33% 2%

35-54 68% 30% 2%

55+ 47% 45% 8%

Under $50k 69% 27% 4%

$50k + 52% 46% 3%

Lib 50% 47% 3%

Cons 66% 29% 5%

43. [SPLIT SAMPLE] Providing services for mentally ill people who show violent tendencies: Do you favor or oppose this proposal to reduce gun violence? Nonwhite 81% 18% 1% College Degree 92% 7% 1% No Degree 87% 10% 2%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 89% 9% 2%

Dem 85% 13% 2%

Rep 93% 5% 2%

Ind 91% 8% 1%

Men 86% 11% 3%

Women 92% 7% 1%

White 92% 6% 2%

Favor Oppose (Don't know)

Total 89% 9% 2%

Under Age 35 89% 10% 1%

35-54 88% 12% -

55+ 90% 6% 4%

Under $50k 90% 8% 2%

$50k + 90% 9% *%

Lib 89% 10% 1%

Cons 89% 10% 2%

44. Some local newspapers have published the names and addresses of individuals who have gun permits. Does the public have the right to know this info or do gun permit holders have the right to keep it private? Nonwhite 30% 68% 2% College Degree 22% 75% 3% No Degree 23% 72% 4%

Right to know Right to keep private (Don't know)

Total 23% 73% 4%

Dem 32% 63% 4%

Rep 14% 82% 4%

Ind 20% 76% 4%

Men 20% 77% 3%

Women 25% 70% 5%

White 21% 75% 5%

Right to know Right to keep private (Don't know)

Total 23% 73% 4%

Under Age 35 26% 72% 2%

35-54 20% 76% 5%

55+ 24% 72% 5%

65+ 21% 72% 7%

Under $50k 25% 69% 6%

$50k + 21% 76% 3%

Lib 33% 63% 5%

Cons 17% 80% 3%

45. Who do you think is more at risk by information on gun permits being published? Nonwhite 39% 46% 9% 4% 2% College Degree 31% 46% 12% 4% 7% No Degree 37% 44% 11% 3% 5%

Those living in homes that are listed as having guns Those living in homes that are listed as not having guns (Both equally) (Neither) (Don't know)

Total 35% 45% 12% 3% 6%

Dem 39% 40% 10% 5% 5%

Rep 31% 50% 13% *% 6%

Ind 33% 44% 11% 5% 7%

Men 31% 49% 12% 4% 5%

Women 38% 41% 11% 3% 7%

White 33% 44% 12% 3% 7%

Those living in homes that are listed as having guns Those living in homes that are listed as not having guns (Both equally) (Neither) (Don't know)

Total 35% 45% 12% 3% 6%

Under Age 35 33% 57% 4% 2% 3%

35-54 39% 38% 14% 3% 6%

55+ 31% 41% 15% 5% 8%

65+ 28% 41% 16% 4% 11%

Under $50k 36% 43% 11% 3% 7%

$50k + 36% 44% 11% 4% 5%

Lib 38% 42% 8% 7% 5%

Cons 33% 47% 13% 1% 6%

46. Does anyone in your household own a gun? Nonwhite 37% 60% 3% College Degree 46% 49% 6% No Degree 56% 41% 3%

Yes No (Don't know/Refused)

Total 52% 44% 5%

Dem 38% 59% 3%

Rep 65% 30% 5%

Ind 55% 39% 6%

Men 58% 36% 6%

Women 46% 51% 3%

White 57% 39% 5%

Yes No (Don't know/Refused)

Total 52% 44% 5%

Under Age 35 49% 49% 3%

35-54 51% 43% 5%

55+ 54% 40% 5%

65+ 57% 38% 5%

Under $50k 48% 50% 3%

$50k + 56% 40% 4%

Lib 41% 57% 2%

Cons 59% 36% 6%

47. [IF YES IN Q46] If the government passed a law to take your guns, would you give up your guns or defy the law and keep your guns? Nonwhite 38% 54% 8% College Degree 30% 58% 11% No Degree 18% 69% 13%

Give up Defy law (Don't know)

Total 22% 65% 13%

Dem 34% 52% 14%

Rep 16% 70% 14%

Ind 18% 73% 9%

Men 16% 77% 6%

Women 28% 52% 20%

White 19% 68% 14%

Give up Defy law (Don't know)

Total 22% 65% 13%

Under Age 35 23% 70% 8%

35-54 22% 65% 13%

55+ 22% 63% 15%

65+ 23% 60% 17%

Under $50k 18% 72% 10%

$50k + 24% 62% 14%

Lib 29% 59% 11%

Cons 19% 68% 13%

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