Americans want gun control, but not badly enough

After a month of reported congressional movement on gun control, negotiations have apparently hit a snag. …

On the surface, this seems like Washington dysfunction at its worst, especially since the percentage of Americans who want tougher gun control has stayed at its post-Newtown high. …

But a deeper look at the numbers suggests that gun rights advocates may be playing a stronger hand than at first glance. [cont.]

Harry Enten, The Guardian

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