A vast majority of likely 2016 voters oppose legislation that would
allow gun owners to carry their concealed weapons without a permit,
according to a new national poll released Wednesday.
poll, shared first with The Huffington Post and conducted on behalf of
Everytown for Gun Safety, a coalition of gun control groups, was done to
assess public attitudes toward carrying concealed weapons. The issue is
a timely one, as three state legislatures -- in West Virginia, Kansas
and Montana -- are considering rolling back some of their permit
Everytown found that 88 percent of likely 2016
voters oppose concealed carry without a permit, and 57 percent of voters
said they would be less likely to support a candidate who voted to
allow concealed carry without a permit.
Even 80 percent of Republicans and 80 percent of gun owners opposed concealed carry without a permit.