CNN poll: 52% of Americans want major gun restrictions

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans are in favour of 'major restrictions' on gun ownership.

The CNN/ORC survery, conducted between 17th and 18th December, showed:

  • 52% of Americans favour major restrictions on guns or making all guns illegal
  • 43% said the Sandy Hook shootings makes them more likely to support gun control laws.
  • 53% of people polled also said they believe attacks will continue regardless of any action taken