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March 8, 2013 at 9:00 pm by Jeff Bustraan

On March 3, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers surveyed 60 state representatives and senators from Southwestern Connecticut to gauge their opinions on eight specific gun control measures. The results were surprising. Now we want to know what you think. Tell us, and Hartford, where you stand.

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POLL

Do you support expanding the 1993 list of banned automatic weapons to include semi-automatic, assault-style rifles?

No (52%, 72 Votes)
Yes (46%, 64 Votes)
Undecided (2%, 3 Votes)
Total Voters: 139

Do you support banning magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds?

No (57%, 79 Votes)
Yes (42%, 58 Votes)
Undecided (1%, 1 Votes)
Total Voters: 138

Do you support expanding the 1993 list of banned automatic weapons to include semi-automatic, assault-style rifles?

No (56%, 69 Votes)
Yes (43%, 53 Votes)
Undecided (1%, 2 Votes)
Total Voters: 124

Do you support banning magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds?

No (61%, 74 Votes)
Yes (39%, 47 Votes)
Undecided (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 121

Do you support universal background checks including guns that are sold between private parties and at gun shows?

Yes (70%, 92 Votes)
No (23%, 31 Votes)
Undecided (7%, 9 Votes)
Total Voters: 132

Would you support requiring people who own or purchase rifles to have a gun permit?

Yes (55%, 73 Votes)
No (41%, 54 Votes)
Undecided (4%, 5 Votes)
Total Voters: 132

Do you support banning the possession of body armor by all except law enforcement and military personnel?

No (48%, 62 Votes)
Yes (39%, 50 Votes)
Undecided (13%, 17 Votes)
Total Voters: 129

Would you support the creation of a Gun Offender Registry for individuals convicted of a gun crime?

Yes (74%, 97 Votes)
No (16%, 21 Votes)
Undecided (10%, 13 Votes)
Total Voters: 131

Would you support prohibiting the purchase of more than one firearm in a 30-day period?

No (56%, 72 Votes)
Yes (39%, 50 Votes)
Undecided (5%, 6 Votes)
Total Voters: 128

Do you support a 50 percent sales tax on ammunition? Proposals would provide exemptions for ammunition purchased and used at a shooting range.

No (68%, 95 Votes)
Yes (26%, 36 Votes)
Undecided (6%, 8 Votes)
Total Voters: 139

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