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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Yes, courts should be able to issue restraining orders which would prevent mentally ill people from possessing a gun.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 20, 2016. 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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Learn more about Measure 1419
Measure 1419 would allow law enforcement and family members to obtain court orders which would prevent people who exhibit mental illnesses from obtaining firearms. Proponents include the Northwest Progressive Institute and gun control advocates. Opponents include gun rights advocates and the National Rifle Association. See recent Measure 1419 news