Q: Would you support or oppose a law requiring a nationwide ban on semi-automatic handguns, which automatically re-load every time the trigger is pulled?
Question 54 of 59
In this poll:
In the aftermath of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Americans are split on issues regarding gun control.
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Dec. 13-16, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results have a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points. Results for questions 28 to 31 are based on interviews from Dec. 14-16 among 602 adults, with a 4.5-point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.