The killing of children - 6 and 7 years old - is different - and appears to be impacting the public
The new HuffPost/YouGov survey found that 50 percent of Americans say gun laws should be made more strict than they are now, compared to 43 percent who said that they should remain the same (29 percent) or be made less strict (14 percent). The poll also found support for banning semi-automatic weapons (51 percent to 33 percent) as well as magazine clips holding more than 10 rounds (54 percent to 32 percent).Public support can help politicians grow a pairThe poll found little sympathy for the argument frequently made by gun rights advocates that Americans would be better protected by more, rather than fewer, guns. Forty-six percent of Americans said that stricter gun control laws and enforcements were most likely to lead to fewer mass shootings, while only 34 percent said that allowing more private citizens to carry guns for protection would be the more protective measure.
I am for the strictest possible gun control that allows law abiding people to have weapons if they choose
I think the poll is logical - and I posted it because many here were saying that americans don't care
that they love their guns - that it's our culture
it's not mutually exclusive to believe in the 2nd amendment and know that guns that are too available and certain types of guns being available is not only bad but deadly
i don't understand the power of the NRA - it seems blatant to me