Feb 20, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Americans don't think Trump, Congress doing enough to stop shootings

A new ABC News/Washington Post survey taken in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida found that the majority of Americans think Washington isn't doing enough to prevent mass shootings.

ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted Feb. 15-18, 2018; Chart: Axios Visuals

Why it matters: While polling consistently shows most Americans want action from Congress on guns, pro-gun rights voters are historically more likely to base their vote on the issue than pro-gun control voters. Time will tell if that holds up in 2018.

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