Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Gallup’s July survey found that the number of Americans who cited guns or gun control as the most important problem facing America had returned to levels similar to before the shooting in Parkland, Fla. This month, just two percent of Americans say guns and gun control are the most important problem. It was only a few short months ago that a record number of Americans cited guns as the most important problem (April, 13%).
Guns aren’t mentioned at all in the Gallup article on the July survey – not even in the section about “Americans’ Views of the Top Problem Facing the U.S.”
Perhaps even more tellingly, it was not one of the top five most important problems cited by Democrats. You’ll only find the data on guns/gun control if download the full trend fileand turn to the last page.
After Parkland, we were told that “[t]he gun control movement has reached a tipping point” and that “[t]his time it’s different.”
But the real difference might simply have been the intensity with which the agenda-driven media pursued the issue when they believed there was an opportunity …Read the Rest