Just 39% of Americans now say the United States needs stricter gun control, as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review the constitutionality of state and local anti-gun laws.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 50% are opposed to stricter gun control laws, and 11% are not sure.
Seventy-one percent (71%) of Americans continue to believe that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of an average citizen to own a gun.
Back in March, 43% favored stricter gun laws.
Americans are catching on to the fact that gun control is in fact counterproductive when it comes to reducing crime. I think this is probably due to a couple of factors. First, Americans have seen the abject failure of strict gun control lawsin reducing crime, e.g., in Washington, D.C. Second, the influence of the rabidly anti-RKBA mainstream media has been on the wane for several years. People are less likely to buy the MSM/Democratic Party line on this issue anymore.
This is a good trend.