Posted April 17, 2018 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

When gun control advocates tout polls that show just how much the public supposedly supports gun control, they forget something. They usually forget to provide how important the issue is to those voters. Assuming, of course, they’re talking to voters.

Someone could feel that almost any gun control measure is a good idea…but it’s secondary to a whole bunch of other stuff they want out of a candidate. If that’s the case, gun control takes a back seat. This happens with a lot of issues. An individual’s position is set, but it’s not that important in the grand scheme of things.

Well, a new poll shows that more and more people are looking at gun right and gun control as a key issue for 2018.

The Washington Post/ABC Newspoll, conducted between April 8 and 11, found that 78 percent of registered voters considered voting for a candidate whose views on gun rights and gun control matched their own to be either very or extremely important. Twenty-one percent of those surveyed said it was only somewhat important or not important at all. One percent gave no opinion.

The same poll found only 52 percent of registered voters considered a …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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