Poll: Americans want gun law enforcement, not new gun laws

While President Obama and his liberal buddies call for more gun legislation, the American people think enforcement of current laws is more important.

According to a new Rasmussen poll, 57 percent of Americans think “stricter enforcement of existing gun control laws” is more important than creating new gun laws.

Only 32 percent of those polled think creation of new gun control laws is more important than stricter enforcement. The remaining 11 percent were unsure.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, President Obama introduced 23 new proposals on gun control and restrictions. Senior White House advisor David Plouffe recently called them “commonsense proposals” with “enormous support” from the American people.

Yet if the POTUS really wants to listen to what the people want, he needs to face the fact that enforcement — not legislation — is the word of the day.

The Rasmussen survey of 1,000 American adults was conducted over the phone on January 16–17. The margin of error is +/- 3 percentage points.



  1. Roger Mitchell says:

    The problem with trying to force King Obama and the Prince Erick Holder the guy whom owns the dept. Of Justice is that any type of gun enforcement would have to be directed toward Black and Hispanics and minorities in General , Thats never going to happen ever.
    Take the gangs like the crypt and Bloods and Latin Kings and Panthers MS13 all the ones that have killed all the innocent black and brown kids in N.Y Chicago L.A all over this country . If the Feds went after theses minority gangs for what they are in the same fashion they went after the Klan and even Hells angles that would do far more to stop senseless gun deaths .
    But again to do so would put un fair pressure on minorities and that my friends will never happen until the Caucasians become minorities in the USA then those rules will change . The federal Gov. now has the country all screwed up racially and they got what they wanted now again Caucasians will have to pay the cost and deal with the problems .Pass all the gun laws you want King Obama but that will not stop the violence by your 1/2 brothers ..

  2. A Concerned Parent And Realist! says:

    They believe Gun Control will change everything … Well, they are Right … but not in the way they hope to change things. These people are so enraged by the acts of violence caused by a boy HOLDING a gun that they have to put Blame on SOMETHING … So they chose the Tool … not the person with Cruel Intentions HOLDING the Tool.
    The gun didn’t magically fire itself … it was the Finger attached to the Person with the Intentions to Harm and/or Kill that fired the gun!!
    Are you going to seriously blame the CAR for hitting the dog?? Are you going to actually run up to the car, pointing and cursing at four tires and headlights?? REALLY??
    NO…. You’re going to direct all your attention to the PERSON controlling the Tool! After all … the car couldn’t even have Moved at All if it wasn’t for the PERSON inside behind the wheel… RIGHT?!?!
    THINK when you Think!!!
    ….and remember THIS … All the new gun regulations that are being discussed are only making it much more Difficult to Defend!! You see, There are GOOD PEOPLE too!! WE Can Stop This From EVER Happening …. but with new regulations getting slapped on us, you’re only making things Easier for the Bad people. Do you want to know Why??
    You’re not going to affect the bad people at all! The Guns are already out there! They’ve Been Out There … For Many YEARS!! There are So Many Gun Runners out on the Black Market, it would make your Head Spin!! They can go get them Anytime … from Anywhere on Earth … not just America!! So you’re Not Stopping Anything!! All you’ve accomplished is making it Far More Difficult to Protect YOURSELVES AND YOUR FAMILIES!!