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POLL: Most Americans favor a ban against semi-automatics

Do you favor or oppose a ban on semi-automatic assault guns?

Favor 61% Oppose 37%
Source: CNN/Opinion Research Corp.
Date conducted: 1/14/2011 - 1/16/2011
Sample: 1,014 adults
Margin of error: +/- 3% pts

According to This Poll

Most Americans -- 61 percent -- favor a ban on the manufacture, sale and possession of semi-automatic assault guns, according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll.

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