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by Frank Newport

Healthcare, the economy and immigration are A-list issues in the 2020 election, while other issues are broadly important but not top of mind.

by Justin McCarthy

Gallup findings over the past decade reveal that the years from 2010 to 2019 encompassed some revolutionary changes in public opinion.

by Frank Newport

New research on the effects of question wording supports the conclusion that a majority of about six in 10 Americans support an assault weapons ban.

Read Gallup's short answer to this common question about gun ownership, including what percentages of major demographic subgroups own guns.

by Lydia Saad

Learn more about Americans' views on guns with Gallup's trends on 10 key aspects of the issue, with quick links to Gallup data.

by Megan Brenan

In the wake of recent mass shootings, a broad majority of Americans support stricter gun laws, but are divided over what changes should be made.