More restrictions on handgun decrease crime
Variable: hguncrim
Module:
Guns
Subject:
Guns
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Some people argue that more restrictions on handguns would decrease violent crime by making it harder for criminals to get handguns. Other people argue that more restrictions on handguns would increase violent crime by making it harder for law-abiding citizens to defend themselves with handguns. Which of the following statements is closer to your own opinion?

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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 More restriction would decrease crime
2 More restriction would increase crime
3 Unsure
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2004
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1499
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1295
Missing cases 63519