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Distribution of answers submitted by District of Columbia voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Require strict background checks, psych testing, training, and make sure existing, known technology is more commonly used for cheaper used to keep a stolen gun from firing in the event crooks get their hands on it..otherwise, conventional guns exist to... 3 years ago from a Green in Chevy Chase, DC
Yes; require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training; ban guns from public use outside designated hunting grounds and practice ranges; and increase penalties for gun-related crimes. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Washington, DC
Yes, require background tests, psychological testing. 3 years ago from a Republican in Naval Anacost Annex, DC