NEW JERSEYANS WORRY ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE

Posted at 12:00 pm September 12, 2012, in Gun Control, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Two-thirds of New Jersey’s registered voters are “very concerned” about the scope of gun violence in America, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. The poll, taken both before and after the Aug. 24 Empire State Building shooting, also finds 65 percent of voters think controlling gun ownership is more important than protecting gun owner rights. Voters are split, however, on whether America has become more violent in recent years (42 percent) or if violence is simply more visible in the news (48 percent).

 

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