NEC Poll: Voters Want Congress, NH to Act on Gun Violence Prevention

New Hampshire voters overwhelmingly supporting background checks, assault weapons ban.

Granite State Progress Statement on New Hampshire voters overwhelmingly supporting background checks, assault weapons ban

Henniker, NH -- A new poll released by New England College confirms that New Hampshire voters overwhelming support stronger gun violence prevention measures.

By a nearly 3-to-1 margin, Granite Staters support a ban on assault weapons in New Hampshire (72%-24%) and by a nearly 8-to-1 margin support a national proposal to require a criminal background check for every gun sale (88%-10%). Both men (64% to 34%) and women (80% to 16%) strongly support the mass murder prevention initiative – otherwise known as the assault weapons ban. The poll reports a margin of error of 3.82%.

“The horrific tragedy that we saw in Connecticut has increased the public call for urgent action to prevent more gun violence,” said Granite State Progress executive director Zandra Rice Hawkins. “This poll demonstrates that the people of New Hampshire share the same sense of outrage that communities across the country have expressed in recent weeks. This should serve as notice to both the State House in Concord and our elected representatives in Washington that Granite Staters are serious about preventing gun violence. The consensus that the poll shows cuts across party, region, and gender.”

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Really?? January 26, 2013 at 05:08 PM
Who's eyes are browner? Granite Crock or News Flash? Show me where President Barack Obama said “Guns don’t keep us safe” If Cons weren't so stupid, they would be dangerous.
Really?? January 26, 2013 at 05:10 PM
steve the homophobe so many thing to fear in your little world....
Really?? January 26, 2013 at 05:12 PM
You want to suggest that if those morons found a gun in the Cates house the outcome would have been better? That is well thought out position.....
Really?? January 26, 2013 at 05:14 PM
Of course the idea that it was an "article" and not an actual "study" leads me to believe that it could have said anything.
Proud Conservative January 27, 2013 at 12:11 AM
Actually, we'd like you to post a link so we can read it ourselves.


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