Gallup's Guide to U.S. Public Opinion on Guns: Here's a quick guide to Gallup's key data on gun violence and gun policy.
Americans support stricter gun laws in Gallup's most recent updates on gun trends, but the majority don't embrace bans on handguns and assault rifles.
Six in 10 Favored Stricter Gun Laws in October 2018
U.S. Majority in 2018 Opposed Ban on Assault Rifles
Gallup finds widespread support for background checks and other restrictions on gun purchases.
Americans Widely Support Tighter Regulations on Gun Sales
The importance of gun control as a voting issue has increased in the past two decades.
One in Four Will Only Vote for Candidate Who Shares Their Views on Guns
Americans supported six of seven ways to deter mass school shootings a month after the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, with Republicans and Democrats agreeing on five.
Public Opinion on Solutions to School Shootings
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