|Pic from Legal Insurrection|
Probably as a result from the massive overreach by various lawmakers in New York, Colorado, etc., immediately after the Sandy Hook killings.
From Rasmussen Reports (via AWR Hawkins at Breitbart):
Most voters oppose tougher gun control for the first time since the Connecticut elementary school shootings in December 2012.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 40% of Likely U.S. Voters now think the United States needs stricter gun control laws, down nine points from last May and the lowest level of support for stricter laws since February 2012. Fifty-three percent (53%) do not think the country needs tougher gun control laws, the highest level of opposition in over two years.
Considering that we've witnessed the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee, a major gun control advocate in California, and the rather selective enforcement of Washington DC's gun control laws, I'm astonished it's not a bit lower. But the Dems did clamber up the backs of dead children to proclaim their "moral high ground," so...