Obama’s Gun Control Legislation Slightly Opposed in Michigan

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A small majority of Michigan voters are opposing President Barack Obama’s proposed new gun controls, according to a new poll.

The survey by Lansing-based EPIC/MRA found that only 42 percent of likely Michigan voters support the president’s proposed changes in national gun laws, while 44 percent voiced opposition and 14 percent were undecided.

It also found that opposition was strong for pending legislation in Michigan that would exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition manufactured in Michigan and remaining within the borders of the state.

Most, 54 percent, also supported banning future manufacturing and sales of semi-automatic assault weapons. 43 percent were against it.

The poll of 600 likely Michigan voters was conducted between February 5-10 and has an error margin of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

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