Reader Poll: No New Gun Laws Likely
Out of 595 people votes, 410 people said no new laws are likely. 185 people said they are.
Will Congress Pass New Gun Laws?
- No. Politics will prevail. (69%)
- Yes. This changed everything. (31%)
Gun violence has been a major issue since the tragic shooting in Newtown Connecticut.
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are presently pursuing policies like universal background checks and reinstatement of a ban on assault weapons.
Former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, herself famously a victim of a shooting rampage in Arizona, launched a gun control drive aimed at “curbing gun violence” which would require background checks for private gun sales.