59% of Americans unhappy about Senate gun vote

In the aftermath of last month’s Senate gun vote, during which the chamber struck down a series measures that would have expanded regulations for gun buyers and users, a majority of Americans say they’re either angry or disappointed about that votes, according to a new poll from CBS News and the New York Times. …

Eighty-eight percent of voters say they support background checks for all gun buyers, according to the CBS News/New York Times poll, and that support cuts across political parties; Republicans (86 percent), Democrats (95 percent) and independents (83 percent) all favor that policy. …

With negotiations ongoing for bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the nation’s immigration system, an overwhelming majority of Americans – 83 percent – say they favor a system that provided a path to citizenship under certain conditions, like those requiring candidates to pay fines and back taxes, pass criminal background checks and learn English. [cont.]

CBS News