Second Amendment Congressional Watch

New ‘assault weapon’ poll gives new reason to be glad US is not a ‘democracy’

The other side's problem is our hands--they're not cold and dead

According to the latest from the Rasmussen Reports polling and media company yesterday, 59% of likely voters in the U.S. favor “a ban on semi-automatic and assault-type weapons.” As has been noted here and elsewhere before, it is often vital to ascertain the exact wording of the questions asked in such polls before concluding that the results actually offer a useful measure of public opinion on the issue in question.


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