Factbox-Americans favor changing gun laws, even if Congress may not act: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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(Reuters) – The massacre at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school that killed 19 children and two teachers this week has once again spurred calls for Congress to act to stem U.S. gun violence, including from Democratic Senator Chris Murphy and President Joe Biden. Already, some senators have suggested they would be unlikely to support any legislative fixes. “Guns are not the problem, OK? People are the problem,” Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville said Wednesday. “We’ve had guns forever. And we’re going to continue to have guns.” Polling suggests that stance is out of step with the U.S. public. N…

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