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GUNS / Public opinion

  • Attitudes toward important issues for the government to address, United States 1993-2004
  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, United States selected years 1990-2012
    • Table 2.63.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.64 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.64.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.64.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.64.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.64.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.64.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.64.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.64.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.64.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward gun laws in the United States, United States selected years 2000-2012
    • Table 2.0012.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law restricting the possession of handguns, United States selected years 1959-2012
    • Table 2.65.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward laws requiring background checks at gun shows and banning high-capacity ammunition clips, United States 1999 and 2012
    • Table 2.0045.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or possession of semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles, United States selected years 1995-2012
    • Table 2.0004.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or possession of semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles, by demographic characteristics United States 2011
    • Table 2.0043.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law requiring a police permit prior to gun purchase, by demographic characteristics, United States selected years 1976-2002
  • Respondents reporting whether they think gun control or the right to own a gun is more important, United States selected years 1993-2013
    • Table 2.0018.2013 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents reporting whether they think gun control or the right to own a gun is more important, by demographic characteristics, United States 2010
    • Table 2.0040.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward whether a gun in the home makes it safer or more dangerous, United States 2000, 2004, 2006
    • Table 2.0010.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward whether a gun in the home makes it safer or more dangerous, by demographic characteristics, United States 2006
    • Table 2.0011.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
  • College freshmen reporting that the Federal Government should do more to control the sale of handguns, by sex, United States 1989-2006
    • Table 2.95.2006 -- PDF -- CSV

As an important problem

  • Attitudes toward important issues for the government to address, United States 1993-2004

Laws covering sale

  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, United States selected years 1990-2012
    • Table 2.63.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.64 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.64.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.64.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.64.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.64.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.64.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.64.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.64.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.64.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Public policies

  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, United States selected years 1990-2012
    • Table 2.63.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward laws covering the sale of firearms, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.64 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.64.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.64.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.64.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.64.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.64.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.64.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.64.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.64.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward gun laws in the United States, United States selected years 2000-2012
    • Table 2.0012.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law restricting the possession of handguns, United States selected years 1959-2012
    • Table 2.65.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward laws requiring background checks at gun shows and banning high-capacity ammunition clips, United States 1999 and 2012
    • Table 2.0045.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or possession of semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles, United States selected years 1995-2012
    • Table 2.0004.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or possession of semi-automatic guns known as assault rifles, by demographic characteristics United States 2011
    • Table 2.0043.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward a law requiring a police permit prior to gun purchase, by demographic characteristics, United States selected years 1976-2002
  • College freshmen reporting that the Federal Government should do more to control the sale of handguns, by sex, United States 1989-2006
    • Table 2.95.2006 -- PDF -- CSV

Enforcement

  • Attitudes toward gun laws in the United States, United States selected years 2000-2012
    • Table 2.0012.2012 -- PDF -- CSV

Right to own

  • Respondents reporting whether they think gun control or the right to own a gun is more important, United States selected years 1993-2013
    • Table 2.0018.2013 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents reporting whether they think gun control or the right to own a gun is more important, by demographic characteristics, United States 2010
    • Table 2.0040.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

Safety in home

  • Attitudes toward whether a gun in the home makes it safer or more dangerous, United States 2000, 2004, 2006
    • Table 2.0010.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward whether a gun in the home makes it safer or more dangerous, by demographic characteristics, United States 2006
    • Table 2.0011.2006 -- PDF -- CSV