Poll: Would you Vote for Background Checks on Ammunition?
By Dean Weingarten
Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- An online poll is running in the San Diego Union Tribune in California. It is currently at 39% for and 60% against. This poll is a little different in that it is about ammunition instead of firearms. It is a clear Second Amendment issue, so it will be interesting to see how it goes.
Online polls measure intensity. They are not scientific in sampling. They measure how many people feel strongly enough to answer an internet poll about a particular issue. They measure intensity pretty well. It is common to see Second Amendment supporters outnumber disarmists on these polls by about 3-7 to 1. If the issue is clearly worded, the numbers can go much higher. I have seen clearly worded polls go as high as 20-1 for Second Amendment supporters.
This poll is not too bad, but it does not explain what the laws in question would actually do. There is no explanation that a fee can be charged for the background check, that the laws involved are enormously wordy and complicated; …Read the Rest