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POLL: Should there be restrictions on gun ownership?

Do you think there should be major restrictions on owning guns or only minor restrictions?

There should be major restrictions on owning guns 37% There should be minor restrictions on owning guns 33% All guns should be illegal for everyone except police and authorized personnel 15% There should be no restrictions on owning guns 13%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 12/17/2012 - 12/18/2012
Sample: 620 adult Americans
Margin of error: +/- 4% pts

According to This Poll

The CNN/ORC International survey indicates that 71% of Americans believe there should be some restriction on owning guns.

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