Over 87% of Americans support “child-proofing” firearms, 72.2% back technology that “personalizes” handguns (i.e., guns that can only be fired by authorized users), and 74.9% favor governmental safety standards for firearms.1

More than 73% of Americans support the requirement that all newly sold handguns be personalized.2

Notes
  1. Susan B. Sorenson, Regulating Firearms as a Consumer Product, Science, Nov. 19, 1999, at 1481-82. ⤴︎
  2. 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. ⤴︎