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2007 Assault Weapon Ban Bill

HR 1022 proposes a new "Assault Weapon" Ban that now includes weapons with detachable magazines and ONE characteristic such as a pistol grip.
Before today did you know that "Assault Weapon" as defined in the new bill and previous ban refers to firearms that are not fully automatic?
Yes, I understood that the "Assault Weapon" term actually referred to non-fully automatic firearms.
No, I thought the ban was about automatic weapons.
Did you know that over 50% of hunters currently own rifles that would be considered illegal under HR 1022?
No
Yes
Do you know if your congressional representative supports or is against an "Assault Weapons" ban?
My congressional representative supports a ban
My congressional representative is against a ban
I don't know
Do you consider a detachable magazine on a firearm reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you consider a threaded barrel on a firearm a reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you consider a forward grip (ahead of trigger) on a rifle a reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you consider a pistol grip on a rifle or shotgun a reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you consider a folding or collapsing stock on a rifle or shotgun a reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you consider a 37mm flare launcher attached to a rifle or shotgun a reason to ban it?
Yes
No
Do you think a detachable magazine in combination with ONE of the other features mentioned above is reason to ban such a weapon?
Yes
No
Do you consider yourself in favor of stricter gun control in the United States?
Yes
No
Do you own a firearm? If so, how many?
Yes, 1-2
Yes, 3-5
Yes, 6-10
Yes, 11-20
Yes, 21+
No
What is your opinion on hunting?
I hunt
I don't hunt but think it is an acceptable practice
I don't hunt and am neither for or against hunting
I don't hunt and think it should be banned
Do you shoot competitively?
Yes
No
Do you think the previous Assault Weapons ban had any effect on crime?
Yes
No
Don't Know
Do you think the proposed Assault Weapon ban would have an effect in reducing crime or just the opposite?
It would reduce crime
It would have no effect
It would cause crime to increase
Where is violent crime more prevalent?
In countries, states, and cities with strict gun control laws
In countries, states, and cities where citizens have a right to bear arms
I don't know
Do you think civilian ownership of all guns should be banned?
Yes
No
Do you believe the 2nd Amendement guarantees a individual right to bear arms?
Yes, It guarantees an individual right
No, It only guarantees the right for a militia
I don't know
Will you contact your congressional representative concerning your position on the proposed assault weapon ban?
Yes, I oppose the ban and will let my rep know
Yes, I am for the ban and will let my rep know
No, I won't contact my representative
This poll was created on 2007-02-21 20:58:05 by AaronM67