Aronow, Peter M. and Benjamin T. Miller (2016). Policy Misperceptions and Support for Gun Control Legislation. The Lancet, 387(10015): 223. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00042-8
Excerpt: "Could it be that public misperceptions of existing gun control laws also contribute to the absence of public mobilisation for new legislation? To answer this question, we undertook a nationally representative survey through the 2014 Cooperative Congressional Election Study (n=1384)."
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