Most Americans Correctly Understand 2nd Amendment

Do you believe the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the rights of Americans to own guns, or do you believe it only guarantees members of state militias such as National Guard units the right to own arms?

Guarantees the rights of Americans 73%
Only guarantees rights of state militia members 20%
No opinion 7%

Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,016 American adults, conducted from Feb. 8 to Feb. 10, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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