An April 2012 poll found that 69% of respondents support limiting the number of guns a person may purchase in a given time frame.1

A national poll conducted for Mayors Against Illegal Guns in the spring of 2008 found that 65% of Americans favor limiting the number of handguns an individual is allowed to purchase to one gun per month.2

A poll conducted shortly after the 2008 presidential election found that 54% of voters support limiting the number of guns that may be purchased at one time.3

A national survey conducted for Mayors Against Illegal Guns in January 2007 found that 57% of respondents, including 52% of gun owners, favor limiting the number of handguns an individual is allowed to purchase to one gun per month.4

A 2001 National Opinion Research Center poll found that 69.1% of Americans favor a limit of one handgun purchase per person per month.5

Notes
  1. Ipsos/Reuters Poll, Gun Rights & Regulations (April 2012), at http://www.ipsos-na.com/download/pr.aspx?id=11545. (Press Release at http://www.ipsos-na.com/news-polls/pressrelease.aspx?id=5586.) ⤴︎
  2. Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research & the Tarrance Group for the Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Americans Support Common Sense Measures to Cut Down on Illegal Guns 6, (Apr. 10, 2008), available at http://www.mayorsagainstillegalguns.org/downloads/pdf/polling_memo.pdf. ⤴︎
  3. Penn, Schoen, & Berland Associates, Inc. for Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Post-Election Analysis: Sensible Gun Laws Builds Bridges not Burns Them to Moderates, McCain, and Even Gun Owners in Post-Heller World (Nov. 18, 2008), available at: http://www.bradycampaign.org/xshare/pdf/memo-11-18-08.pdf. ⤴︎
  4. Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research & The Tarrance Group for the Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Strong Public Support for Tough Enforcement of Common Sense Gun Laws (Graphs) 19 (Jan. 23, 2007), available at http://www.greenbergresearch.com/articles/1849/2630_MAIGslides.pdf. ⤴︎
  5. Tom W. Smith, National Opinion Research Center (NORC)/University of Chicago, Public Attitudes Towards the Regulation of Firearms (Mar. 2007) (discussing the results of the 2001 “National Gun Policy Survey” conducted by NORC/University of Chicago), at http://www.icpgv.org/pdf/NORCPoll.pdf. ⤴︎