Quinnipiac University poll, June, 2014
Do you support or oppose stricter gun control laws in the United States? (1446 queried)
New York Times poll, 2014
More strict- 54&
Keep as they are- 36%
Less strict- 9%
A sharp division between Republican and Democrat voters. Independents close to overall average.
More strict- 43%
Keep as they are- 43%
Less strict- 11%
28% of Americans favor a handgun ban.
The South and West are split from the North and East; much less support for change.
Not promising for a start.
General agreement that the 2nd Amendment would have to be repealed, which seems unlikely.