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Distribution of answers submitted by California voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Gun Control
The 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings caused several states and cities to pass strict gun control measures. In response, state lawmakers in gun friendly states in the South and West passed bills that would strengthen Stand Your Ground laws and allow weapons in most public places. In 2014, 21 states passed laws that expanded the rights of gun owners allowing them to possess firearms in churches, bars, schools and college campuses. The federal government has not passed any gun control measures since the 1994 Brady Bill and 42 states now allow the possession of assault rifles. In the U.S. two-thirds of all gun deaths are suicides and in 2010 there were 19,000 firearm suicides and 11,000 firearm homicides. See recent gun control news
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No, I support decreased gun control. 4 years ago from a Republican in San Ramon, CA
No, and remove all federal gun control legislation. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Shafter, CA
Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training and most of all, federally outlaw private direct gun sales. 4 years ago from a Green in El Sobrante, CA
No only for assault and combat weapons and prohibit for felons. I'm in favor of background checks for all sales. If history of prior gun violence other than self defense or weapons trafficking, ownership rights are forfeited. I do think that all... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Daly City, CA
Yes, but only after a simple straight forward system is put in place where additional burden is not placed on medical professionals or other highly skilled individuals who should not be responsible for personal gun use. 4 years ago from a Democrat in El Segundo, CA
Every citizen (man woman or other) with no mental health afflictions and able bodied for conscription or duty in a organized militia be issued a sidearm after an identification card. And student firearm safety class is taken and passed. Those who do not... 4 years ago from a Republican in Hanford, CA
No, but increase spending on mental health issues. 4 years ago from a Republican in Bakersfield, CA
Yes, specifically: all weapons should be ownable, but only semi-automatic pistols and revolvers, or break-action, lever-action, pump-action, or bolt-action rifles and shotguns should be legal to keep in the home. Any other weapons must be held at... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Coyote, CA
Regardless, the problem with guns is not the guns itself, but the people who hold the guns. There is something inherently wrong with a culture if we are having these problems of violence, and thus it is essential we go back to the root cause of the... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Pasadena, CA