NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist National Poll: Gun Violence in the United States, June 2022

NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist National Poll: Gun Violence in the United States, June 2022

With nearly four in ten Americans saying they or a loved one has been a victim of gun violence, the proportion of U.S. adults who think it is more important to control gun violence (59%) than to protect gun rights (35%) is at its highest point in nearly a decade. The recent mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde are top of mind for most Americans. More than seven in ten adults nationally report these events will make them more likely to head to the polls in November. Many gun reforms draw consensus among the American electorate who say they are more likely to vote for a congressional candidate who backs these measures.

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Jun 15, 2022

Gun Deal & Jan. 6 Hearings: What the Polls Say

Weeks after the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, we take a closer look at our recent polling data on guns with CNN and Atlantic contributor Ron Brownstein. Then, Ron helps us answer the question, "Will the January 6th hearings make any difference to most Americans?" Finally, Ron goes Hollywood with his new book on the intersection of pop culture and politics in 70s L.A.

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