Gun ownership and party identification often overlap. A third of Republicans personally own a gun; just 14% of Democrats do. More than two-thirds of Democrats say no one in their household owns a gun; less than half of Republicans say that. [Much of this difference is based on where people live: those in rural areas are more likely to own guns, and also more likely than those in cities to call themselves Republican.
There are areas of broad agreement. The vast majority want to ban “bump stocks,” a post-purchase addition that can make semi-automatic weapons behave as if they were fully automatic. Two of these devices were found in the Las Vegas shooter’s hotel room.