No Gun Policies In Shops And Restaurants – Desired By Most Americans?
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No Gun Policies In Shops And Restaurants – Desired By Most Americans?

The poll by HuffPost/YouGov from May 20 and May 21 found some interested information were found. The poll considered factors such as: age, gender, education, race, marital status, employment, income, number of childred, time and location of Internet access, voter registration and general interest in religion and politics.

The results show that 55 percent of Americans would like it better if shops and restaurants do not allow guns, with the opposite opinions scoring 32 percent in the poll. When it came to the political preferance, it was the Democrats leading the way with 72 percent against, and the Republicans are more evenly matched at 50 percent againsta and 41 for.

The owners are in preferance of guns with 63 percent, although most of them live in gun-owning households. On the other hand, 65 percent from the gun-free households choose the opposite. There is a wave of major businesses asking customers to leave the guns at home, such as Starbucks, Chipotle, and Chili’s and Sonic. The decision by Chipotle is approved by Americans in another poll, by 61 percent of people voting in favor.


The Republicans/Democrats voting differences were present in the favoring open carry laws, with only 39 percent supporting them, where 57 percent of Republicans were for them, while only 20 percent of Democrats followed suit. In total 68 percent of gun owners are in support of the open carry laws, while only 28 percent of gun-free households agree.

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June 4, 2014
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