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Guns and the U.S. - What do You think?

In general, do you think gun control laws should be made more strict, less strict, or kept as they are now?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 240 people voted.


Do you approve or disapprove of the way Joe Biden is handling his job as Vice-President?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 197 people voted.


Who do you trust more to make the right decisions about gun laws -- the Republicans in Congress or Barack Obama?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 190 people voted.


Is your opinion of the National Rifle Association favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about the National Rifle Association yet to have an opinion?
 
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The poll was created at 11:48 on January 28, 2013, and so far 166 people voted.


Do you favor or oppose a nationwide ban on semi-automatic weapons?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 197 people voted.


What do YOU, not what the media and/or politicians have said, think is considered and/or should be considered a "high capacity magazine"?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 179 people voted.


Do you favor or oppose a federal law requiring a nationwide ban on people other than law enforcement officers carrying concealed weapons?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 177 people voted.


Do you believe that crime rates would increase, stay the same, or decrease if ALL firearms were made illegal?
 
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The poll was created at 12:01 on January 28, 2013, and so far 167 people voted.


Do you favor or oppose the requirement of having to take a firearms training course before owning a gun?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 167 people voted.


Do you favor or oppose a federal law requiring background checks on all potential gun buyers?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 159 people voted.


Do you favor or oppose creating a national database that would track all gun sales in the United States?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 158 people voted.


If it were determined that the definition of "high capacity magazine" meant anything more than 10 rounds, would you be in favor of banning said "high capacity magazines?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 161 people voted.


How much do you think stricter gun laws would do to help prevent gun violence? Would stricter laws help a lot, some, not much, or not at all?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 158 people voted.


How much do you think better mental health screening and treatment would do to help prevent gun violence? Would better mental health screening and treatment help a lot, some, not much, or not at all?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 149 people voted.


How much do you think more police or armed security guards would do to help prevent mass shootings in public places such as schools, movie theaters, and malls? Would more police or armed security guards help a lot, some, not much or not at all?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 145 people voted.


In general, how much do you think the depiction of violence in popular culture, such as movies and video games, contributes to gun violence in the U.S.? Would you say it contributes a lot, some, not much, or not at all?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 145 people voted.


Do you or does any other member of your household own a handgun, rifle, shot-gun, or any other kind of firearm?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 137 people voted.


If there is a firearm in your household, what is the main reason? Is it mainly for protection, hunting, target or sport shooting, work, or for some other reason?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 137 people voted.


What do you think is the main reason MOST gun owners possess a firearm? Is it mainly for protection, hunting, target or sport shooting, work, or for some other reason?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 137 people voted.


Should silencers be legal or illegal?
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 137 people voted.


Should the purchase of bullets require a background check, the filling out of paperwork, and possibly the creation of a database of purchasers? (similar to the requirements currently needed to purchase guns today)
 
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The poll was created at 10:58 on January 28, 2013, and so far 137 people voted.


Which State's gun laws do you favor more?
 
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The poll was created at 11:44 on January 28, 2013, and so far 110 people voted.


Please, let us know some more of what you think after you have voted in our poll. Share your comments. Thanks!

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