Results for - Right to bear arms - business infringement?

2,172 voters participated in this survey

A new bill would allow Tennessee residents who were injured on the property of an establishment that was a “gun-free” zone to sue the proprietor for their injuries. According to The Tennessean, Senate Bill 1736 — sponsored by Republican state Sen. Dolores Gresham — has a very specific purpose: to balance property rights with the constitutional rights of concealed carry permit holders. You can read the full article here: http://reagancoalition.com/articles/2016/breaking-state-makes-move-that-puts-gun-free-zones-in-huge-legal-trouble.html?

1. Do you agree with the right of citizens, provided by the 2nd Amendment, to keep and bear arms?

Yes
46%
1,000 votes
No
24%
512 votes
Undecided
15%
333 votes
Not Applicable
15%
327 votes

2. Have you seen signs at business entrances that prohibit people from carrying a firearm?

Yes
35%
750 votes
No
39%
856 votes
Undecided
6%
133 votes
Not Applicable
20%
433 votes

3. Do you feel that by preventing people from carrying a firearm businesses are potentially jeopardizing the safety of its customers?

Yes
20%
436 votes
No
40%
877 votes
Undecided
23%
502 votes
Not Applicable
16%
357 votes

4. Do you feel it is legally justifiable to file a lawsuit against a business for citizens who were forced to disarm before entering, in the event of a tragedy that a firearm could have prevented or protected against?

Yes
21%
446 votes
No
39%
841 votes
Undecided
23%
504 votes
Not Applicable
18%
381 votes

5. Do you feel safer knowing some citizens may be armed or less safe?

I feel safer
20%
439 votes
I feel that I am in more danger, knowing that some citizens may be carrying a firearm
46%
995 votes
It doesn't bother me one way or the other or N/A
34%
738 votes

6. Were you aware that businesses declaring themselves as "gun free zones" have actually increased the likelihood of being victimized because criminals feel safer robbing them, knowing there won't be anyone else armed and able to stop them?

Yes
30%
661 votes
No
34%
733 votes
Undecided
16%
357 votes
Not Applicable
19%
421 votes

7. Do you agree with this bill proposed in Tennessee?

Yes
16%
352 votes
No
28%
615 votes
Undecided
31%
678 votes
Not Applicable
24%
527 votes

8. Do you think it is likely that businesses will actually be sued by concealed carry permit holders for keeping them from possessing their firearms on the property?

Yes
35%
756 votes
No
17%
372 votes
Undecided
28%
615 votes
Not Applicable
20%
429 votes
02/02/2016 Politics 2172 68 By: bezdekbt

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