Gallop released results of a poll taken on the 5-9 of October, 2016. The last time they had asked the question was in 2012. Support for a ban is the lowest it has ever been, since the question was first asked.
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Implement resource restriction, and suddenly people become more conservative. As they do, their attitudes on all measures of ideology will trend conservative – to the point they will even begin to like assault weapons, and oppose their banning.
Imagine what will happen at the Apocalypse. The economic system collapses, possibly taking the larger and superfluous federal government with it, and just as government disappears, people’s attitudes adapt to want exactly that environment.
In some ways it will be horrifying, but in others it will be a glorious time. How you see it will most depend on whether you are r or K.