Rasmussen: 65% Believe Gun Rights Are To Protect Us From Tyranny

Posted by | January 18, 2013 17:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Almost three-quarters of Americans see gun rights as a hedge against tyranny, reports Rasmussen.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of American Adults think the purpose of the Second Amendment is to make sure that people are able to protect themselves from tyranny. Only 17% disagree, while another 18% are not sure…

Not surprisingly, 72% of those with a gun in their family regard the Second Amendment as a protection against tyranny. However, even a majority (57%) of those without a gun in their home hold that view.

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