Gun owners in this country know what is up at this point. They know that many people do not understand guns, and fear guns, and as such think banning guns is a good idea. American gun owners also know that history is full of government driven tragedies once citizen weapons are taken or relinquished. Citizens have guns. Subjects do not.
Gun owners and 2nd Amendment advocates are keenly aware that the tragedy in Florida was used to mount a full on attack on gun rights, even though it appears that law enforcement, the ones who would enforce any gun laws of course, failed at every level. They see and understand the absurdity.
This new poll is not surprising.
The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday…
…“The Democrats are way overplaying their hand,” said Larry Ward, president of Political Media Inc, a conservative public relations and consulting company. “If you think you’re going to run on gun control and win in this country, you’re out of your mind.”