Public Opinion and the Senate Votes on Gun Control

The Senate voted down new restrictions on gun ownership on Wednesday, drawing the ire of President Obama and a number of other politicians and pundits who, among other things, pointed to the Senate’s actions as contrary to public opinion on the issue. But to what extent did senators really vote in opposition to their constituents on this issue? [cont.]

Brian Schaffner (UMass Amherst), The Monkey Cage

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