For years the conventional wisdom has said that “gun control” is a deeply polarizing and divisive issue and that support for stronger gun laws has been declining. But this conventional wisdom is proven wrong in a recent report by the Center for American Progress.
In “What the Public Really Thinks About Guns,” a wealth of data demonstrates that public opinion has increased substantially in favor of strong gun safety laws–especially in the wake of last year’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The piece also reports there’s an emerging national consensus that more should be done to keep guns from dangerous people and to keep military-style assault weapons off the streets.
Download the full report here:
“What the Public Really Thinks About Guns,” by the Center for American Progress