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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Charts- Wapo/ABC News Poll: Reversal: Now More Americans Say Gun In Home Makes It Safer

By Susan Duclos

In the midst of Barack Obama and liberal Democrats' gun control proposals going down in flames in the Senate, resulting in Senate majority leader Harry Reid pulling the entire gun control bill off the schedule, a Washington Post/ABC News poll shows the majority of Americans, by a wide 51 to 29 percent margin, say a gun in the house makes it safer rather than more dangerous.

The two charts below tell the whole story:

 The Breakdown:

 Once again Obama, and liberal Democrats are the minority in political ideology, shining a new light on why Senate Republicans and many Senate Democrats rejected the gun control proposals in the Senate.

Their jobs are to represent their constituents and that is exactly what they did.