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Marylanders support several gun restrictions, Post poll finds

Poll Questions

Q: Which of the following issues do you think is the biggest problem facing the state of Maryland these days:

Q: On another subject: Do you favor or oppose stricter gun control laws in this country?

No opinion

Q: How about in Maryland, do you favor or oppose stricter gun control laws in the state?

No opinion

Q: Specifically, would you favor or oppose prohibiting the sale of all handguns?

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose a law requiring placing an armed guard in every school in Maryland? (Half sample)

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose a law requiring a nationwide ban on high-capacity ammunition clips, meaning those containing more than 10 bullets? (Half sample)

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose a law requiring a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons? (Half sample)

No opinion

Q: Would you support or oppose a law requiring background checks on people buying guns at gun shows? (Half sample)

No opinion

Q: One proposal to address the gun issue would require Maryland residents to apply for a license before purchasing any handgun. They would have to submit fingerprints to state police, complete an eight-hour gun safety course and pass a background check. Do you support or oppose such a licensing requirement in Maryland?

No opinion

Q: (IF OPPOSE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS) Which part of this licensing program do you oppose the most - requiring submission of fingerprints to police, the gun safety course or the background check?

Q: Current state law bans gun purchases by people who have been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility for 30 or more consecutive days. Do you think this law is too strict, not strict enough or is about right?

Q: How big a problem is gun violence in your community? Would you say a major problem, minor problem, or not a problem?

Q: Do you or does anyone in your house own a gun, or not?

No opinion

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

 
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