Guns Were on the Midterm Ballot: How the Results May Affect Gun Policy Going Forward
By TTAG Contributor
By Alex McCourt, Johns Hopkins University
The U.S. midterm elections took place on the backdrop of surging gun violence and in a year scarred by high-profile mass shootings.
And though exit polls indicated that abortion rights and inflation were the top motivating issues for voters, views toward guns also played a significant role. Indeed, a survey by Edison Research found that around 1 in 10 voters listed gun policy as their top concern.
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