New Yorkers worried about crime while liking tighter gun laws: poll

New Yorkers worried about crime while liking tighter gun laws: poll

An awesome 92% of registered voters mentioned in a brand new Siena School ballot that crime is both a “very critical” or “considerably critical” downside within the Empire State — whereas giant majorities favor new state legal guidelines proscribing semi-automatic rifles and bullet-proof vests.

“4 years in the past, marking the fifth anniversary of New York’s Secure Act – on the time, one of many strictest gun management measures within the nation – voters supported the Secure Act by a large 61-28% margin. Now, assist for needing each a allow for buying a semi-automatic weapon and a license for carrying a hid weapon is even greater – throughout the ideological spectrum,” mentioned pollster Steven Greenberg.

Gov. Kathy Hochul lately signed into regulation a bundle of gun management payments handed by Albany Democrats within the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo and Texas.

The ballot additionally reveals that enormous majorities oppose upcoming Supreme Court docket selections that can probably strike down the federal proper to an abortion alongside a century-old state regulation on carrying hid weapons.

Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a brand new bundle of gun management legal guidelines within the wake of the Buffalo grocery store capturing.Spencer Platt/Getty Photographs

Pollster Steven Greenberg says New Yorkers now closely favor permits for semi-automatic weapons and licenses to hold hid weapons within the Empire State.AP Photograph/Seth Perlman, File

Former mayor Rudy Giuliani and GOP gubernatorial candidate Andrew Giuliani have blasted Democrats for soft-on-crime insurance policies within the Massive Apple.EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Roughly a 3rd of respondents, 36%, mentioned a controversial invoice to impose a two-year moratorium on cryptocurrency mining at previous fossil gasoline crops can be good for the state.

A slight majority, 51%, mentioned the state was heading within the improper path total whereas two-thirds – 68% – mentioned the identical concerning the nation as a complete.

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