A new Gallup poll finds a clear majority of Americans believe more concealed weapons would make the United States safer but most, by an even wider margin, favor a system of universal background checks for gun purchases.
Gallup found 56 percent of Americans in a poll of 1,015 adults conducted Oct. 7-11 believed more concealed weapons means more safety.
But the poll also found Democrats, by a wide margin -- 67-31 percent -- believe more guns would make the U.S. less safe.
Read all the poll results here.
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