Almost a Third of Canadians Oppose Handgun Ban: CTV-Nanos Poll
TheGunBlog.ca — Almost a third of Canadians oppose a ban on handguns, according to a poll by Nanos Research for CTV News.
The opinion survey ran Aug. 25-27, ending the day before the prime minister asked for an examination of a “full ban on handguns and assault weapons.”
CTV News made the findings public today, publishing a news report and detailed results.
The poll asked several questions, including:
Handguns are currently restricted in Canada, would you support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or oppose a total ban on handgun ownership by anyone other than police and other security professionals?
- Support: 48%
- Somewhat support: 19%
- Somewhat oppose: 10%
- Oppose: 21%
- Unsure: 3%
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