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Poll: By Two-To-One, Americans Favor More Guns Over Ban To Reduce Crime

Nearly twice as many voters say there would be less violent crime if more law-abiding Americans owned guns, than if guns were banned.  

In addition, while American voters generally favor strengthening gun laws, 71 percent do not think tougher laws can stop shootings like the one last month in Newtown, Connecticut.  Some 22 percent say new laws can prevent the next Sandy Hook.

These are just some of the findings from a Fox News poll released Friday.

Majorities of gun owners (81 percent), non-gun owners (58 percent), Democrats (58 percent), independents (72 percent) and Republicans (85 percent) say the people who do these kinds of things “will always find the guns” to commit violent acts.

Source: Fox News. Read full article. (link)

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  • SIV||

    "Faux News"

  • Brian from Texas||

    Liberals say there's too many guns on the street. What a load of claptrap! The way I see it, there aren't enough guns on the street. One of my visions of a perfect happy America is every man and woman with a pistol holstered their waists and an assault rifle in their homes. I guarantee you the crime rate in this counrty would take a nosedive.

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