Even among those on the ends of the ideological scale, who hold either consistently liberal or conservative positions generally, there is some nuance to their viewpoint. Among consistent liberals, 81 percent support limits on gun ownership, yet just 16 percent say only law enforcement officers should have guns. Likewise, though 96 percent of consistent conservatives prioritize protecting gun rights over restricting them, just 34 percent said there should be no ownership restrictions at all.
Meanwhile, Mother Jones attempts to spin the entire survey as a condemnation of conservatives and Fox News. They do provide a composite from the Pew report showing that liberals like guns less than conservatives like mixed marriages:
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