Attitudes about guns are changing, quickly… (“Barack Obama and Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn, along with the likes of New York’s Governor Cuomo have awakened a sleeping giant”)
Attitudes about guns are changing, quickly.
gunssavelife.com ^ | 21 January, 2013 | jboch
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 7:15:17 AM by marktwain
Barack Obama and Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn, along with the likes of New York’s Governor Cuomo have awakened a sleeping giant. Attitudes about guns are changing throughout America, and they are changing quickly.
For example, on the national scale, attitudes about guns rights and gun ownership are very positive overall. And Americans who were ambivalent about guns two months ago are embracing gun ownership and the benefits of firearm ownership enthusiastically.
Even the NRA, long-castigated by the gun control advocates as the boogieman in firearm civil rights, has a far more positive appeal to everyday Americans than does the entertainment industry – by nearly a 2:1 margin.
NBC/WSJ poll: NRA more popular than entertainment industry
(NBC) – As Washington prepares for a political battle over the Obama White House’s proposals to curb gun violence after the Newtown, Conn., shootings, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that the National Rifle Association is more popular than the entertainment industry.
Forty-one percent of adults see the NRA — the nation’s top gun lobby — in a positive light, while 34 percent view it in a negative light.
By comparison, just 24 percent have positive feelings about the entertainment industry, and 39 percent have negative ones.
On the local scale, we’re seeing crowds like we’ve never seen them before at Gun Shows. At the Indy 1500 gun show in Indianapolis last weekend, there were a thousand or more people waiting as long as three hours to enter the show in a line that snaked literally for blocks.
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