Broad support, but less hope for tighter U.S. gun laws – Reuters/Ipsos poll

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most Americans support stronger gun laws but are less confident that lawmakers will take action in the wake of a spate of mass shootings, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. The poll of 940 Americans was conducted one day after a Texas gunman killed 19 students and two teachers, and less than two weeks after an avowed white supremacist killed 10 people at a supermarket in a mostly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. Some 84% of respondents said they supported background checks for all firearms sales, while 70% said they backed “red flag” laws th…

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