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?

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The Washington Post poll

Question 29 of 41

This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone February 21-24, 2013, among a random sample of 1,156 adult residents of Maryland. Interviews were conducted on both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt SRBI, Inc of New York, NY. Produced for the Washington Post by Capital Insight.