Saturday, January 19, 2013

53% Americans support Obama's proposed measures to reduce gun violence

Over half Americans support Obama's gun control proposals: poll

53% Americans support President Barack Obama's proposed measures to reduce gun violence, showed a Gallup poll released Friday.

Of the respondents, 53% said they wanted Congress to vote for the set of proposals, compared with the 41% who preferred otherwise'

The poll was conducted 24 hours after Obama unveiled a sweeping and expansive package of proposals on gun control.

Interesting to point out that 82% of Democrats and 75% of liberals expressed support for the package, while only 22% Republicans and 27% of conservatives favored it, the poll found.


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