Support For Banning Semi-Automatic Long Guns Hits All-Time Low: Left-Of-Center Poll | Beaufort County Now | A new left-of-center poll released this week found that support for a so-called “assault weapons ban” has hit an all-time low as Democrat politicians try to capitalize on the recent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas.

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    A new left-of-center poll released this week found that support for a so-called "assault weapons ban" has hit an all-time low as Democrat politicians try to capitalize on the recent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas.

    The move to strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights is being spearheaded by Democrat President Joe Biden, who called for banning semi-automatic long guns during a speech last week.

    While other Democrat politicians have tempered what they are seeking to get done this time, actor Matthew McConaughey, who also previously called for banning those same firearms, admitted during an interview on Fox News this week that Democrats still want "the whole loaf" when it comes to restricting Second Amendment rights but that they are willing to just "take a slice" this time.

    Quinnipiac University found in its most recent poll that support for banning semi-automatic long guns was at an all-time low and that Americans do not support limiting the number of guns that someone can own and Americans do not expect Congress to do anything on gun control.

    "In today's poll, 50 percent of registered voters support a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons, while 45 percent oppose it," the poll said. "This is the lowest level of support among registered voters for a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons since February 2013 when the question was first asked by the Quinnipiac University Poll. The highest level of support among registered voters for a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons was in a Quinnipiac poll on February 20, 2018 when 67 percent supported a ban and 29 percent opposed."

    The all-time high support for banning semi-automatic long guns that the poll noted came after the Parkland shooting in which 14 students were killed. The new all-time low in the poll comes after 19 students were killed in Uvalde.

    "While 41 percent of Americans think the United States should pursue limiting the number of guns in the country, 55 percent do not think so," the poll continued. "Forty-two percent of Americans expect lawmakers in Washington D.C. to take action on reducing gun violence this year, while 54 percent do not."

    Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy noted that "nearly a decade after the school shooting at Sandy Hook and in the midst of a raging partisan and emotional debate, the assault weapon maintains a foothold, as calls for outlawing ownership hit their lowest level."

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