CONCERN FOR GUN VIOLENCE RECEDES TOWARD PRE-SANDY HOOK LEVELS, BUT MOST NEW JERSEYANS STILL SUPPORT GUN CONTROL

Posted at 12:00 pm February 6, 2013, in Gun Control, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans’ concern about gun violence in America has eased somewhat since the Sandy Hook shootings in December, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. In the week following the school shooting in Connecticut, 77 percent of Garden State residents were “very concerned.” That number has dropped to 69 percent. The same percentage believes it is more important to control gun ownership than to protect gun owner rights, a slight dip from 72 percent in December.

 

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