How Newtown changed Americans’ views on guns (and how it didn’t)

The Newtown shootings two weeks ago sparked an intense reaction across the country, and public opinion polls captured major changes in the way the public interprets such events and how strict gun laws should be, but only minor shifts in support for specific policies.

Here is a rundown of what public views changed, and what didn’t, after the shootings. [cont.]

Scott Clement, Washington Post

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