Posted: 6/13/2002 6:11:09 PM EDT
- ZOGBY POLL SHOWS AMERICANS SUPPORT INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS OF 2nd AMENDMENT .
. A recent poll of 1,015 likely voters conducted May 28 to 30 by Zogby
International found that 75% of American voters agree with the Department
of Justice that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to
keep and bear arms. Republicans (84%) were most likely to agree with the
Justice Department's position. Residents of the South and the Central/
Great Lakes, and West (79% average) as well as respondents 18-24 years old
(82%) were also more likely to agree. Majorities of Democrats (65%),
Easterners (60%), respondents earning $75,000+ annually (70%) and those 65
years or older (65%) also agreed with the Justice Department.