Support for stricter gun laws declined in 2020 and 2021
Gallup has assessed U.S. public sentiment regarding gun regulations for the past 30 years by asking this question: "In general do you feel that the laws covering the sale of firearms should be made more strict, less strict or kept as they are now?"
Chart showing that the share of Americans who want gun laws to become stricter has been falling in recent years.
When responses totaled less than 0.5%, those data points are set to zero. The sample in 1995 was half the usual size.